Author: Lori Ann Reinhall

Lori Ann Reinhall, editor-in-chief of The Norwegian American, is a multilingual journalist and cultural ambassador based in Seattle. She is the president of the Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association, and she serves on the boards of several Nordic organizations.
Lori Ann Reinhall at her desk

Editor’s Notes

Inspired by the first ever Nikoali Astrup exhibit in the U.S., our newest issue explores Norwegian art and folklore through several different angles.

animated fireworks for summer

Editor’s Notes

Summer is here, and editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall shares all of the exciting things we have cooking for summer here at The Norwegian American.

A graphic of Norwegian and Swedish flags in a speech bubble representing Swedish and Norwegian words

Barneblad: Kan du snakke norsk?

This month’s Barneblad is a special feature on language. How many of these Swedish and Norwegian words can you figure out the English meaning for?

Lori Ann Reinhall

Editor’s Notes

Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall introduces our newest issue where we will explore the food, art, culture, and history of Sweden.

The Stockholm waterfront painted by Hans-Erik Eriksson with boats, bikes, and spires.

Another place and time

Hans-Erik Eriksson captured the life and light of mid-century Stockholm in his paintings, from the magic of Midsommar to the beauty of the waterfront.

Movie poster for Passage to Sweden with a boat with a Swedish flag and two men

Passage to Sweden

A new documentary from Suzannah Warlick tells the story of the European Jews that escaped to freedom through Sweden during World War II.

FDR and Crown Princess Märtha during FDR's "Look to Norway" speech

Editor’s Notes

We “Look to Norway” in this special issue sharing 17th of May photos from subscribers, a reminder of the special relationship between Norway and the U.S.