Maria Parr is awarded with the 2018 SULT-prize (The Hunger Prize), named after Knut Hamsun’s famous novel. The prize is given by Gyldendal Norsk Forlag to “an eminent younger authorship”. This is the first time a children’s book author got this highly respected Norwegian literary prize. (12 February 2019)
She is also nominated to the important Italian STREGA prize that will be announced at the forthcoming Bologna Book Fair.