Eivind Hofstad Evjemo
Eivind Hofstad Evjemo (1983–) studied writing at Litterær Gestaltning in Gothenburg, Sweden. For his debut novel Wake me if I fall asleep (Vekk meg hvis jeg sovner) from 2009 he won the Tarjei Vesaas’ First Writers Award, the most prestigious Norwegian Debut Prize. For his second novel, The last You will see is a face of Love (Det siste du skal se er et ansikt av kjærlighet) from 2012 he recieved The Young Critics Prize, the UT-award and Writer of the year from Trøndelag County.
The novel Welcome to Us (Velkommen til oss) from 2014 received wonderful reviews.
Hofstad Evjemo is as well as a writer, also the editor of the yearly debut anthology SIGNALER.
In 2015 he was listed as one of the ten best norwegian authors under 35, by weekly newspaper Morgenbladet and Norsk Litteraturfestival.
Rights to his books have been sold to Denmark, France and Austria.