Festival Internazionale
di Letteratura a Venezia
25 28 May 2022

Roy Jacobsen

Roy Jacobsen (1954) is one of the most influential and highly regarded contemporary Norwegian writers. In 1989 he won the prestigious Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and his novels "The Conquerors" ("Seierherrene") and “Frost” were nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. “The Unseen” (“De Usynlige”), the first book of a bestseller saga, was among the finalists of the International Booker Prize in 2017. Jacobsen is also a screenwriter and author of books for children.