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Support for nonfictional prose

Niels Christian Geelmuyden
The Fritt Ord Foundation has published the list of grants for more than NOK 100 000 that were awarded in October 2018.

Among the 60 grants awarded in this round, we find 20 grants for the development of nonfictional prose. For example, Niels Christian Geelmuyden (picture) received NOK 100 000 for the book project "Spermageddon - the ability to procreate in free fall", and Hanne Storm got the same amount for the book "Heart signals pain". Kristine Hovda received NOK 100 000 to work on the book "The wall is falling" about a gay boy growing up in a sect. NOK 150 000 was granted to Per Kristian Aale for his book project "The Russians".

Photo by Niels Christian Geelmuyden: Astrid Hexeberg/Cappelen Damm