• Winner of the Norwegian Fabel Award (2014)

  • Winner of the Norwegian Booksellers’ Grant for kids/YA fiction (2015)

  • Winner of the ARK Bookchain’s “Book of the year” Award (2015)

  • Winner of the Norwegian South Literary Award (2016)

  • Winner of the Norwegian Havmann Award (2016)

  • Nominated for the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

  • Nominated for the Norwegian Bookblogger’s Prize (2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Nominated for the Norwegian Ministry of Culture’s Debut Award (2014)

  • Nominated for the Norwegian YA Award (2016)

  • Nominated for the Swedish Grand Audiobook Award (2016, 2017)

  • Nominated for the Finnish Star Fantasy Award (2016)

  • Representing Norway on IBBY’s Honour List (2016)

  • Nominated for the Polish Book of the Year Award at Lubimyczytac (2017, 2018)

  • Nominated for the ARK Children’s Book Award (2017)

  • Nominated for the Norwegian Boksluker Award (2018)

  • Nominated for the Latvian Children and Youth Award (2019)

  • Nominated for the Geffen Award in Israel (2019)

  • Nominated for the Deutcher Phantastik Preis (2019)


Major Conventions and Festivals

  • Frankfurt Bookfair, Germany. Norway being Guest of Honor (2019)

  • Leipzig Bookfair, Germany (2019)

  • Myrín International Children’s Literature Festival, Iceland (2018)

  • Bokmässan Göteborg, Sweden (2014, 2015, 2016)

  • The Norwegian Literature Festival, Norway (2014)

  • Book World Prague, Czech (2016)

  • Swecon fan convention, Sweden - Guest of Honor (2017)

  • Pyrkon Fan Convention, Poland (2017)

  • Polkon, Fan Convention, Poland (2017)

  • Lucca Comics & Games, Italy - Guest of Honor (2017)

  • Bogforum, Denmark (2017)

  • Nordic Days, Czech (2017)

  • Desucon, Norway (2017)

  • LitteraLund, Sweden (2018)

  • Helsinki Bookfair, Finland (2016)