Dag Skogheim, writer, Died at 87


Dag Skogheim was born on May 17, 1928, and died on December 4, 2015.

He was a Norwegian teacher, poet, novelist, short story writer, biographer and non-fiction writer.

Dag was born in Somna.

He made his literary debut in 1970 with the poetry collection, gagns menneske.

His literary breakthrough came in 1980, with the documentary novel Sulis, the first of a four-volume chronicle about migrant railway construction workers in Northern Norway.

Dag received the Nordland county’s cultural award in 1991.

The book was awarded the Sverre Steen Prize from the Norwegian Historical Association in 2002.

Dag Skogheim passed away at age 87 in December 2015.