Mette Karlsvik (NO)
Mette Karlsvik (NO), born in 1978, is a Norwegian author of fiction, non-fiction and dramatic texts. Her debut as a novelist was awarded the Tarjei Vesaas Debutantpris 2005. Since then her fiction has received prizes like Stig Sæterbakkens Minnepris, Bokhandlerstipendet, Skardstipendet, and numerous grants for writing from the Norwegian State. This autumn Karlsvik publishes her second book of poetry, UR. Also her libretto Majka, jenta frå verdsrommet 2041 will have its premiere this year.