Jon Fosse also declines to participate in a press conference. He will only participate in the activities he has committed to participate in.

"According to Fosse's own wishes, the press conference and all interviews are cancelled," says Louise Hedberg of the Swedish Academy to VG.

Want to get it over with

The laureate himself says that he is looking forward to getting the days in Stockholm over with.

"Larger social gatherings don't bring me any joy," Jon Fosse told the newspaper.

It is unclear if Rinkeby will visit

During the Nobel Week in December, literature laureates are traditionally invited to Rinkeby Library to meet school children. However, it is unclear if Jon Fosse will participate.

The Nobel Prize will be awarded on 10 December. Jon Fosse is the first Norwegian author in 95 years to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.