Eldrid Johansen (1973–) has published a number of books for children and young readers since her debut in 2005. As well as being a writer Eldrid is a trained singer and actor, and works as a producer of cultural events. For many years, Eldrid has travelled Norway with her writing classes, her books, concerts and performances. She is a popular guest with literature festivals, libraries and schools, and a sought after mediator. The book "Write Brilliantly!" was nominated to the Brage Prize and won the Norwegian Cultural Ministry Prize for best non-fiction for children in 2016. In 2017 she was nominated to the ARK Children´s Books Prize.