Linda Klakken

Linda Klakken (b. 1979 in Ålesund) is a Norwegian poet, journalist and children’s book writer. She has written seven books, including her debut poetry collection Mother, Wife, Slave (Flamme, 2013) and the children’s book Stupid, stupid heart (Samlaget, 2017), which was nominated for the Trollkrittet literature prize. Her poetry has been part of the Martin Tebus Collection in Trondheim and exhibited in galleries in Oslo. In 2018, Klakken was awarded the Government Grant for Artists in Norway.

Photo: Heidi Furre


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as the traffic
calms down

the scent
of the forest floor

gets going

Linda Klakken, tr. Nils-Øivind Haagensen



har stilnet

fra skogbunnen

gir gass

Linda Klakken

From Åtte minutter (Flamme, 2015)