Breiteig, Bjarte

His first book, Fantomsmerter, attracted widespread attention and received glowing reviews. In 2003 Bjarte Breiteig (b 1974) was one of five young authors whose work was included in a collection of short stories published under the title of borders by the European literary project Scritture Giovani. Each writer's contribution appears in five languages: Welsh, German, English, Norwegian and Italian. The five are also presented at Festivaletteratura Mantova, Italy, The Guardian Hay Festival, Wales, Internationales literaturfestival Berlin, Germany, Bjørnsonfestivalen Molde og Nesset, Norway.

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2014 Mine fem år som far My Five Years as a Father
Czech Doplnek
German Luftschacht Verlag
2006 Folk har begynt å banke på People Have Started Knocking
German °Luftschacht Verlag
2000 Surrogater Surrogates
German Luftschacht e.U.
1998 Fantomsmerter Phantom Limb Pain
Czech Doplnek
French Nouvelle Revue Fr.

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