The Fritt Ord Foundation has published the list of the grants for more than NOK 100 000 that were awarded in October 2018.
One-fourth of about 80 allocations on the list are subsidies for manuscript development of non-fiction prose books. For example, Anna-Sabina Soggiu has received NOK 150 000 for her work with the book project "The Tenement" about Kolstadgata 7 in Oslo. The author describes the book as a portrayal of childhood in an municipal tenement building at Tøyen.
Sylo Taraku has been granted NOK 100 000 to work on the book "Albania – from bunker to resort", and Line Jansrud received a corresponding amount for the book project "Puberty", aimed at young people. Ingrid Birce Muftuoglu also received NOK 100 000 for manuscript development of the book "Wings against the wind" in collaboration with Leila Rezzouk Rossow.