Linda Boström Knausgård (Sweden) is an author and poet, as well as a producer of documentaries for Swedish radio.
Her first novel, The Helios Disaster, was awarded the Mare Kandre Prize and shortlisted for the Swedish Radio Novel Award 2014.
Vigdis Hjorth was born in 1959. She grew up in Oslo and has lived in Copenhagen, Bergen, Switzerland and France. She is the author of over a dozen novels.
She has won numerous literary awards in Scandinavia, including the Norwegian Booksellers’ Prize in 2016, the Norwegian Critics’ Award in 1985, 2012 and 2016, and the Dobloug Prize in 2018. She was nominated to the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2016.
Mazen Maarouf was born in Beirut in 1978. He is a Palestinian-Icelandic writer, poet, translator and journalist.
He has published three poetry collections and two short story collections. He currently lives between Reykjavik and Beirut.
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