Kjartan Hatløy

Kjartan Hatløy (born 1954) is a Norwegian poet, and winner of the Dobloug Prize 2021.

Kjartan Hatløy
Born1954 (age 68–69)
Hyllestad, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationPoet
AwardsDobloug Prize (2021)

CareerEdit

Hatløy made his literary debut in 1996 with the poetry collection Solreven, a collection of short poems reflecting on aspects of nature. Later collections are Fjord from 2011, and Kjøkkendikt from 2012. With Kjøkkendikt he reached a wider public, and the collection was nominated for the Brage Prize. In 2016 he issued Den kvite vegen, and Menneskedagar came in 2018.[1]

He was awarded the literary prize Diktartavla in 2015,[2] and the Dobloug Prize in 2021.[3] In 2017 he was featured in the German documentary film Der Sonnenfuchs.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Hatløy grew up in Hyllestad,[1] and settled in the village of Sørbøvågen.[3] His background includes studies in philosophy at the University of Bergen, education as plumber, and working experience from the shipping industry.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Skei, Hans H. "Kjartan Hatløy". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  2. ^ Sandsmark, Per Magnus Finnanger; Huvenes, Fred. "Diktartavla". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Doblougska priset 2021" (in Swedish). Swedish Academy. 7 June 2021. Retrieved 27 August 2022.