Nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2022
Winner of the Amalie Skram Award 2019
Winner of the Dobloug Prize 2016
Winner of the Tanum’s Grant for Female Writers 2002
Shortlisted for the Brage Prize 2001
“[They] stand out as some of the finest works of Norwegian literary prose the past 15 years”
– Renowned critic Erik Bjerck Hagen on Suck, Complain and Disappear
Inghill Johansen (b. 1958) made her debut in 1991 with the novel Heart White. Since then she has published three collections of prose: Suck (1996), Complain (2001) and Disappear (2009). Complain was shortlisted for the national book award (the Brage prize), and in 2002 she received Tanums Grant for women writers.
In 2016 Johansen published the book Bungalow, which was met with brilliant reviews. Later that year she received the Dobloug Prize, an annual award given to outstanding Norwegian and Swedish writers by the Swedish Academy. Her 2021 novel This Is G was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize.