Stein Versto (NO)
Stein Versto (1957) is born in Vinje. He is a poet, novelist, translator and folk musician. Versto made his literary debut in 1990 with the short story collection Ho blei borte i trappene, for which he was awarded the Tarjei Vesaas´debutante pris.
Among his poetry collections are Innfalda tid, minne from 1995 and Snø i partituret from 2000 this years critically acclaimed Så nær kan du sjå meg. He wrote the novel Nidaros in 2013. His music album Urjen from 2011 contains tunes played on hardanger fiddle.