BIOGRAPHY

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Mahmona Khan is the creator of “Skitten snø” which was adapted from her book into å TV series for NRK by Miso Film in 2019. She is a published author with several fictional and non fictional books and has a background as a journalist, editor and speaker.

 

Khan has a writers education from the Norwegian Children's Book Institute.  She has also studied basic Journalism, english and tourism. She made her non-fiction debute with the book "Tilbakeblikk – Da pakistanerne kom til Norge" in 2009. She coedited another non-fiction “UTILSLØRT” before she made her debute as a fiction writer with the young adult book, SKITTEN SNØ. Dagsavisen's reviewer called it " A promising fictional debut". She has since written several young adult books, a children's book and contributed to anthologies.

 

Khan was selected as one of two Norwegian representatives to attend the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship in Washington D.C. April 2010. The meeting was initiated by President Barack Obama. She has been active in the board of the Norwegian Children's Book Institute, the Norwegian Authors' Center's fund committee, NFF's scholarship committee, the Media Committee for minority language publications, the Reference Group for ABM Development and a deputy member of Film and audio fond (Norwegian Arts council)

 

Khan is now a recipient of Norwegian Filminstitutes (NFI) scholarship for idea-development and also a part of the talentprogram UP 2.0 organised by NFI and Norsk Talent og Norsk Tipping.