Grip, Johann

Johann Grip (b. 1964) made his debut in 2002 with the critically acclaimed SIMPLE POEMS. The poem “Collected” was especially praised, and was voted best poem by listeners of NRK radio. The novel THE SHORT WAY HOME came out in 2005, and in 2007 Grip published the novel THE JOURNEY FROM THE KARAWANKEN. Johann Grip has been editor of the prestigious literary journal Vagant and the Poetry Book Club, and has translated Catullus and Horats.

Photographer: Gunnvall Grip

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2009 Denne kjærligheten This Love

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