Sigrun Slapgard is a Norwegian writer, international reporter and documentary director. In 2007 she published a biography on Sigrid Undset called "Dikterdronningen". The biography is later translated to several languages. Slapgard has also written books from her work as a war reporter and from her years living in Latin-America, Africa and the Middle-East.
In 2002 her biography about the famous Norwegian war correspondent Lise Lindbæk, "Krigens penn", was awarded the Melsom prize, the book was further nominated to the Brage prize for best non-fiction.
Slapgard has worked as an anchor and made several documentaries for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company. "Paradishagen" is her first novel.
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