Carl Frode Tiller
Carl Frode Tiller (born 4 January 1970 in Namsos) is a Norwegian author, historian and musician. His works are in Nynorsk (lit. 'New Norwegian'), one of the two official Norwegian standard languages.
Tiller made his literary debut in 2001 with the novel Skråninga (The Slope), which was recognized as the best Norwegian literary debut of the year. In November 2007 he was awarded the Brage Prize and Norwegian Critic’s Prize for his novel Encircling (the first of a trilogy by the same title). He went on to receive the European Prize for Literature and a nomination for the premiere Scandinavian literature prize, the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for the sequel, Encircling II. The last of the trilogy, Encircling III, was published to critical acclaim in Norway, in 2014.