Stories to the People: Song of the Sea Raven

7 June 2021
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This January I was supposed to tell stories in an intimate setting, but due to restrictions that was not possible. Instead I told a tale for the Norwegian Storytelling Festival’s podcast that was just released. Kea Storytelling Festival Song of the Sea Raven was the first storytelling performance I made in English from scratch. The […]

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Brittle One

7 March 2021
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Brittle One – an entirely intuitive online fantasy novel. Two weeks ago an image appeared in my mind’s eye of a small girl and her mother sitting outside in the snow surrounded by flying beings reminding me of translucent jellyfish. Instantly I knew that this was the start of a novel. A novel that I’m […]

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Christmas Fantasy

23 December 2020
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2020, eh? What a year. A year of challenges and adaptivity. This autumn I was contacted by Folkeakademiet Kultursjov concerning my participation at a choir concert in December titled Julehistorier (Christmas Stories). As a part of the project I was supposed to work with children to integrate them as a storytelling element in the concert. […]

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Torgrim tells a story on the podcast Plottet (The Plot)

22 December 2020
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KulturPlot is a cultural magazine that recently has started a new podcast – Plottet (The Plot). Plottet is a storytelling podcast interviewing different storytellers. Here is the episode where I was asked about my profession and was allowed to share a folk tale (in Norwegian):

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Mini Festival by the seaside

2 September 2020
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Spirits Move Me

14 July 2020
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I was supposed to be in England now. Gallivanting around the landscape on my way to a festival – Festival at the Edge. But for reasons glaringy apparent to everyone in the world, that is not possible at present. However, it IS possible to see me tell as part of a virtual line-up Saturday the […]

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The Digital Hobbit

20 April 2020
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The Digital Hobbit. What do I mean by that? Am I referring to a certain computer game jewel – The Hobbit Software Adventure from 1982, one of the greatest text adventure classics? Or a fingering hobbit? No, ladies and gents and others across the board. I am hinting to the fact that my reading and […]

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1 April 2020
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In these wonderfully weird times my tour plan is a bit…slimmed, so to speak. On the other hand I have restarted my work with my blog Mythopoesis, a blog that has seen no new posts for almost three years. Mythopoesis sees current events and the state of the world though lenses of mythology, etymology and […]

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Bifrǫst Festival

1 April 2020
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In the beginning of February I and my dear colleague Mikael Öberg hosted and organised the first Bifrǫst Festival, a rain bow shimmering festival for nordic mythology. The shimmering bridge Bifrǫst is the bridge connecting the worlds of gods and men in the Norse mythos. Directly translated it means the shimmering bridge. The term makes […]

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Harry, Hobbit and Julian

23 January 2020
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I wil be taking on three books (plus one) at the House of Literature in Oslo this year!

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