Brænne, Kari Fredrikke

Kari Fredrikke Brænne was born in Oslo, Norway in 1966.

She studied art at art academies in Italy, Norway and New York, receiving the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Scholarship.

She worked as a fine artist before her debut as a playwright in 2002. Her plays have been performed in theaters throughout Norway.

In 2007, she made her debut as a novelist with A Different World, for which she received Aschehoug's Debutant Prize. Her second novel, Under the Deep Shadows, has been sold for translation into several languages and has garnered excellent reviews in France, Germany, Austria and Canada.

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2015 Himmelfall Firmament Falling
2010 Under de dype skyggene av løvtunge trær Under the Deep Shadows
French Seuil
German Rowohlt
Latvian Apgads Kontinents
Romanian Casa Cartii de Stiinta
2007 Av en annen verden A Different World

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