Sigrun Slapgard is a Norwegian writer, international reporter and documentary director. In 2007 she published a biography on Sigrid Undset called Dikterdronningen. The biography is later translated to several languages. Slapgard has also written books from her work as a war reporter and from her years living in Latin-America, Africa and the Middle-East.
In 2002 her biography about the famous Norwegian war correspondent Lise Lindbæk, Krigens penn, was awarded the Melsom prize, the book was further nominated to the Brage prize for best non-fiction. The novel Angels Trail was awarded the New Norwegian Literary Prize in 2013.
Slapgard has worked as an anchor and made several documentaries for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company.
- A Secret Life. Volunteer and Special Agent (2020)
- I have seen the Jaguar. Latin-American Stories (2018)
- The Painter (2015)
- Angels Trail (2013)
- Paradise Garden (2011)