Tor Obrestad (born 12 February 1938) is a Norwegian novelist, poet and documentary writer.
|Born||12 February 1938|
|Occupation||Novelist, poet and documentary writer|
|Genre||Poetry, short stories, biography|
Obrestad was born in Hå. He made his literary debut in 1966 with two books, the poetry collection Kollisjon and a collection of short stories, Vind, and received Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris for these two books. He was a member of the so-called Profil generation in 1968, the circle attached to the literary magazine Profil. He has written biographies on Arne Garborg, Hulda Garborg, Alexander Kielland and Einar Førde.