Kjersti bjørkmo (NO)
Kjersti Bjørkmo (1971) was born in Lofoten and grew up in Tromsø. She now lives in Oslo. She studied Spanish at the University of Bergen and in Quito, Ecuador. She made her debut in 2014 with a poetry collection called «I’ve tried making friends with animals». A surprising and strong use of imagery characterises Bjørkmo's poems.