Tor Even Svanes
Tor Even Svanes (1978- ) has a Ph.D. in media studies. He made his debut as an author in 2006 with The Second Son (Den andre sønnen), followed by Hotel Eldorado in 2011.
To the Western Ice (Til Vestisen) published in 2016 is his third novel. It has been widely acclaimed by critics and readers, and has been sold to Germany and Denmark. The film rights has also been optioned.