– Nonfiction conversation series and festival in Bergen, Norway


Festival, 2018

On 17 February, 2018 the annual nonfiction book festival VERDEN I BERGEN – «the world comes to Bergen», roughly translated – will gather around 30 writers, journalists and scholars from Norway and across the world to address a number of pertinent issues the international community is faced with in the present as well as in the future. The festival takes place at the House of Literature in Bergen, Norway.

Programme to be announced in January 2018.


The last festival had the following sessions in English:

The other woman, Drawing from the war zone, Taming the ocean, Drawing non-fiction, The dark side of the global fish market, Nature as a web of life, In the aftermath of The third reich. 

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Conversation series, spring 2018

What does it mean to be human in the world today? How do large societal changes like economic collapse, war and conflict, climate change or religious control affect the individual life? Some of the foremost authors of literary nonfiction visit the House of Literature in Bergen to talk about the little (wo)man in the big world.

Programme to be announced.




For more info, please contact head of festival Teresa Grøtan:

E-mail: teresa@grotan.org

Phone: 0047 92 28 85 50