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THE MIGHT awarded the South Litterary Prize!

Siri Pettersen is this years winner in the fiction catagory with THE MIGHT, the third book in THE RAVEN RINGS-series.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Italy.

Multiplayer Publishing has aquired the rights to the series in Italy.
The series has previously been sold to Brazil, Sweden, Finland, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland and Estonia.

ODIN'S CHILD is nominated for the Star Fantasy Award in Finland!

The Star Fantasy Award is awarded by the Helsinki Science-fiction Society to the best translated work of fantasy of the year.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Estonia.

Varrak Publishing House has aquired the rights to the series in Estonia.
The series has previously been sold to Brazil, Sweden, Finland, The Czech Republic, Denmark and Poland.

THE MIGHT nominated for the Norwegain YA Award!

THE MIGHT is nominated for the YA Award (Uprisen), which is the only exclusive young adult award in Norway, nominated and awarded by youth.

THE MIGHT nominated for the Bookbloggers' Prize!

Norwegian bookbloggers have published the longlists of the Bookbloggers' Prize 2015, and THE MIGHT is nominated, following in the footsteps of the two other books in the series.

THE MIGHT chosen as "Book of the year" by the ARK bookchain!

THE MIGHT has been chosen by ARK readers as the best reading experience of 2015, among 15 nominees. This is the first time the ARK Prize is awarded.

ODIN'S CHILD nominated for the Grand Audiobook Award!

The five finalists nominated for the Grand Audiobook Award ("Stora Ljudboksprisets") in Sweden are seleceted by readers votes. The winner is selected by a jury.

THE RAVEN RINGS has been optioned for film.

A contract was signed this week with Maipo film, optioning all three books in The Raven Rings.

THE MIGHT climbed on the bestseller list.

THE MIGHT went straight into 10th place on the national bestseller list, and climbed to #9 the following week. It holds #8 on the monthly list for children and young adults.

THE MIGHT is nominated for the Booksellers' Prize!

For the third year in a row, THE RAVEN RINGS has been shortlisted for the Booksellers' Prize. In 2013, ODIN'S CHILD was the very first YA or fantasy book ever to be nominated, and THE ROT followed in its footsteps. This is the first time every book in a series has been nominated for the prestigious award.

Siri Pettersen awarded the Booksellers' Grant

«Siri Pettersen has distinguished herself as a wonderful storyteller and her books have many readers. We want her to continue writing and this grant will contribute to that,» said Trine Stensen, CEO of the Norwegian Booksellers' Association when she awarded Siri Pettersen the Booksellers' Grant for children's and ya books.

Meet Siri at the Göteborg Book Fair, sept. 2015

The Göteborg Book Fair is taking place 24-27. september 2015, and Siri will be present for various events throughout.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Poland.

Rebis Publishing House has aquired the rights to the series in Poland.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Denmark.

Høst & Søn, part of the Rosinante group, has aquired the rights to the series in Denmark. The release is planned in 2016.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to The Czech Republic.

Host has aquired the rights to the entire series in The Czech Republic. The release is planned in 2016.

THE ROT is nominated for the Bookbloggers' Prize!

THE ROT is nominated for the norwegian Bookbloggers' Prize, following in the footsteps of ODIN'S CHILD, which was nominated last year. This means that both books in THE RAVEN RINGS series have been nominated for both the Booksellers' Prize and the Bookbloggers' Prize.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Finland.

Jalava, part of Art House, has aquired the rights to the entire series in Finland. The release is planned in the fall of 2015.

THE ROT is nominated for the Booksellers' Prize!

For the second year in a row, THE RAVEN RINGS has been nominated for the Booksellers' Prize. In 2013, ODIN'S CHILD was the very first YA or fantasy book ever to be nominated for the prestigious award.

THE ROT straight into the bestseller list

The Rot was released october 14th, and went straight into 9th place on the national bestseller list for children and young adults. A second edition is in the printing, after just two weeks.

ODIN'S CHILD among the top books for YA

ODIN'S CHILD is in a collection of the 101 top books for children and young adults.

ODIN'S CHILD has won the Fabel Award!

The Fabel Award 2014 was awarded during the Norcon science-fiction festival in Oslo, march 15th. The Award is presented to the best literary work in fantasy or science-fiction, published within the previous year. It is awarded by the union "Fabelprosaens venner", whose purpose is to promote fantastic literature in Norway.

ODIN'S CHILD is nominated for the Ministry of Culture's Debut Award!

The nominations for the Ministry of Cultures Awards for kids- and young adults literature published in 2013 is made public february 17th 2014. Odin's Child is nominated for the Debut Award.

ODIN'S CHILD nominated for the Bookbloggers' Prize!

ODIN'S CHILD is shortlisted for the Bookbloggers' Prize. It is one of three books in the the open category, which spans everything from young adult to poetry.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Sweden.

B. Wahlströms Bokförlag won the bidding round, ensuring a good home for the ravens. This is good news for all the swedish people who have requested a translation.

THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Brazil.

Two months after being released, THE RAVEN RINGS is sold to Brazil, the worlds' fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population.

ODIN'S CHILD nominated for the Booksellers' Prize!

Norwegian booksellers have voted for their favourite books, and the Norwegian Booksellers Association has shortlisted the ten best books of 2013. ODIN'S CHILD is one of them, making it the very first fantasy book ever to be nominated for the prestigious award.