Neda Alaei

Winner of the U Prize 2020.

Neda Alaei (born 1991) grew up in Moss and lives in Oslo. She graduated in Writing Studies from the Norwegian Institute of Children’s Books in 2017. She is a trained child welfare officer and her day job is as a milieu therapist working with young people.

This isn’t us was her first novel, for which she received the Ministry of Culture’s Debutant Award, the Book Blogger Award and the U Prize. 

Publications:
This isn’t us (2019) – winner of the Ministry of Culture’s Debutant Award, the Book Blogger Award and the U Prize. 

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Publications