Great European literature: Ida Hegazi Høyer

Join us for our next *EURO STARS* event this coming Monday with 3 star novelists and European Union Prize for Literature winners: Carolina Schutti from Austria, Ida Hegazi Høyer from Norway and Donal Ryan from Ireland.

21st September 2015, 18:30 – 20:30

Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London EC1R 3GA

Free but booking essential here.

Ida Hegazi Høyer (b. 1981) has her roots in Lofoten, in the north of Norway, but grew up in Oslo. Høyer has studied sociology, she now basically writes full time. Her debut, Under the World, was published in autumn 2012, followed by Out in 2013 and Forgive me in 2014. In August 2014 she was the recipient of Norway’s Bjørnsonstipendium, awarded to a prominent young talent. In 2015 she is the winner of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL – reserved for works of fiction by European emerging authors, regardless of age). She is also shortlisted for the Norwegian Book Blog Award 2015.

An excerpt of Ida’s novel Forgive me in Diane Oatley‘s translation.

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