Vagant

Writers-in-Residence

Susanne Christensen
Mats O. Svensson
Joni Hyvönen

You can read more about them here.


LIAF 2019 has an ongoing collaboration with the journal Vagant, with several of their writers having residency periods in Lofoten throughout the year. Their texts will be published in a separate column in Vagant, titled Tides.

Vagant is a quarterly literary journal, also covering art, film, music, ideas and contemporary debate, with a frequently updated online edition.
First published in 1988, Vagant has featured a plethora of translated literary works, author interviews, book reviews and articles on philosophy, film and contemporary art.
Vagant anno 2017 aims at introducing new ideas and impulses to the Norwegian and Nordic debate on literature, art and society. Through thematic sections the magazine explores emerging ideological trends and current political challenges.
The headquarter is in Berlin, Germany, with the editorial members residing in Bergen, Copenhagen, Leikanger, Oslo, Rome and Stockholm.