Author: Laila Simon

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Laila Simon is a writer in Minneapolis. She is a dual citizen of Norway and the United States and has been writing for The Norwegian American since 2017. When she’s not attempting ambitious recipes, Laila translates Norwegian poetry and adds to her houseplant collection.

Winter school in Norway

Laila Simon writes about Norgesskolen’s new winter program, a week-long language immersion program in Oslo focused on winter activities.

Lori Erickson

A pilgrimage home

Laila Simon reports on Lori Erickson’s book, The Soul of the Family Tree, which took her on a genealogical journey to discover her roots.