Abduweli Ayup (b 1973, China) is a poet and linguist.
Abid Raja (b 1975, Norway) is a Liberal Party politician, lawyer and author.
Adania Shibli (b 1974, Palestine) is an author, essayist, professor and dramatist who lives in Jerusalem and Berlin.
Adele Lærum Duus
Adele Lærum Duus (b 1974, Norway) is an author and actress.
André Berge Frislid
André Berge Frislid is a travel and slam poet from Utvik in Stryn, resident in Skaun outside Trondheim.
Anine Bråten (b 1987, Norway) is a law student as well as an activist, feminist, anti-racist, writer and speaker.
Anja Bakken Riise
Anja Bakken Riise (b 1987, Norway) heads The Future in Our Hands.
Anne Bitsch (b 1978, Denmark) is a Norwegian-Danish scientist and author with a PhD in social geography.
Anne Karin Sæther
Anne Karin Sæther (b 1975, Norway) is an author with an MA in journalism from the University of Oslo.
Audun Vinger (b 1974, Norway) is a journalist and critic.
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse (b 1979, Rwanda) is a French-Rwandan author.
Ben Wenhou Yu
Wenhou (Ben) Yu (China) is an architect and translator from Shanghai resident in Bergen.
Bjørn Hallvard Samset
Bjørn Hallvard Samset (b 1977, Norway) is a physicist, climate researcher and author.
Bjørn Olav Jahr
Bjørn Olav Jahr (b 1969, Norway) is an author, journalist and publishing editor.
Bjørn Tomren (b 1981, Norway) is a Norwegian musician
Borghild Rudjord Unneland
Borghild Rudjord Unneland (b 1978, Norway) is an artist.
Britta Badour (Canada), better known as Britta B., is a lyricist, slam poet, emcee and art teacher resident in Toronto.
Cecilie Hellestveit (b 1972, Norway) is a lawyer, researcher at the Norwegian Academy of International Law and foreign policy commentator.
Christina Mediaas (b. 1969, Norway) is a translator and interpreter.
Christine Sandtorv (b 1976, Norway) is a musician and author of children's books from Bergen.
Chris Tvedt(b 1954, Norway) is an author and lawyer who studied both comparative literature and law at the University of Bergen.
Claire-Louise Bennett (b UK) is an English author resident in Galway, Ireland, where she has also studied and worked with theatre.e
Daniel Medin (b 1975, USA/France) is an associate professor of comparative literature and English at the American University of Paris, an associate director of the Center for Writers and Translators and an editor of its Cahiers Series.
Dylan Jones (b 1960, UK) is a former editor of GQ magazine and a non-fiction author.
Einar Duenger Bøhn
Einar Duenger Bøhn (b 1977, Norway) is a philosopher and author with a PhD from the University of Massachusetts.
Eira Søyseth (b 1991, Norway) is a poet and translator/reinterpreter, born and resident in Bergen.
Eirik Bø (b 1974, Norway) is an editor and CEO of Pelikanen Forlag, resident in Stavanger.
Eirik Vassenden (b 1971, Norway) is professor of Nordic literature at the University of Bergen.
Eirin Eikefjord (b 1981, Norway) is the political editor of Bergens Tidende.
Eivind Riise Hauge
Eivind Riise Hauge (b 1980, Norway) is a versatile author with publications in a number of genres.
Eleftheria Viktoria Migkos Hellevik
Eleftheria Viktoria Migkos Hellevik (b 1999, Norway) is a slam poet from Ålesund.
Elizabeth Kolbert (b 1961, USA) is a journalist and author from New York.
Erlend O. Nødtvedt
Erlend O Nødtvedt (b 1984, Norway) is a poet and novelist.
Fatemeh Ekhtesari (b 1986, Iran) is a poet, author and activist resident in Lillehammer.
Fernanda Melchor (b 1982, Mexico) is an author and journalist resident in Berlin.
Finn Skårderud (b 1956, Norway) is a psychiatrist, author and professor.
Frode Helmich Pedersen
Frode Helmich Pedersen (b 1976, Norway) is associate professor of Nordic literature at the University of Bergen, and has served for many years as a literary critic for Bergens Tidende and Morgenbladet.
Geir Pollen (b 1953, Norway) is an author and translator resident in Oslo.
Grethe Fatima Syéd
Grethe Fatima Syéd (b 1968, Norway) is a literary scholar, author and translator.
Gunnar Sørbø (b 1948, Norway) is a social anthropologist and former director of the Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI) in Bergen.
Hanna Hagen Bjørgaas
Hanna Hagen Bjørgaas (b 1985, Norway) is a freelance biologist and writer, and hails originally from Trondheim.
Hege Newth (b 1966, Norway) is the secretary-general of Norsk PEN.
Heidi Bøhagen (b 1983, Norway) is a literary scholar and writer, and works as programme director for the Bergen House of Literature.
Heidi Marie Vestrheim
Heidi Marie Vestrheim (b 1977, Norway) is a vocalist, songwriter, musician and programme presenter resident in Oslo.
Henning Bergsvåg (b 1974, Norway) is an author and disseminator of literature.
Henrikke Meidell is one of the finalists in the Norwegian poetry slam championship.
Ida Lødemel Tvedt
Ida Lødemel Tvedt (b 1987, Norway) is an essayist, critic and author.
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (b 1968, Netherlands) is an author, poet and classical scholar resident in Genoa.
Ina Strøm (b 1983, Norway) is educated as a journalist and has broad experience from the media, including the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).
Inger Merete Hobbelstad
Inger Merete Hobbelstad (b 1980, Norway) is a journalist and non-fiction author.
Jan H. Landro
Jan H Landro (b 1948, Norway) is an author, journalist and regular contributor to Dag og Tid.
Jan Kjærstad (b 1953, Norway) is an author resident in Oslo.
Jo Gjerstad (b 1953, Norway) is an author and publisher’s editor at Bodoni Forlag.
John Erik Riley
John Erik Riley (b 1970, USA) is a Norwegian author, photographer and publishing editor.
Jon Fosse (b 1959, Norway) is an author, dramatist, lyricist and translator.
Jon Larsen (b 1959, Norway) is a jazz guitarist, painter and researcher on micrometeorites.
Joshua Hammer (b 1957, USA) is a journalist and author.
Jørgen Watne Frydnes
Jørgen Watne Frydnes (b 1984, Norway) is CEO of Utøya AS.
Kaja Schjerven Mollerin
Kaja Schjerven Mollerin (b 1980, Norway) is a critic at Klassekampen, a former editor of Vinduet and a member of the editorial team at Agora.
Kari Jegerstedt (b 1963, Norway) heads the centre for women’s and gender research at the University of Bergen.
Kari Slaatsveen (b 1963, Norway) is a journalist and freelancer.
Kari Veiteberg (b 1961, Norway) is a theologian and bishop of Oslo.
Karolina Drozdowska (b 1985, Poland) is a Polish translator and university lecturer.
Kathleen Jamie (b 1962, UK) is a poet and essayist.
Kirsti Hougen is one of the finalists in the Norwegian poetry slam championship.
Kai Eide (b 1949, Norway), is a former diplomat and politician.
Kristin Skare Orgeret
Kristin Skare Orgeret (b 1968, Norway) is a professor in the department of journalism and media studies at Oslo Metropolitan University.
Laila Bokhari (b 1974, UK) is a Norwegian political scientist, researcher and author.
Line Norman Hjorth
Line Norman Hjorth (b 1983, Norway) is a writer, researcher and teacher in the field of humanistic legal research.
Linn Ullmann (b 1966, Norway) is an author, critic and journalist.
Madame Nielsen (b 1963, Denmark) is an author, musician and multiartist.
Margunn Vikingstad (b 1971, Norway) is a literary critic and translator.
Marit Eikemo (b 1971, Norway) is an author resident in Bergen.
Marit Loe Bjørnstad
Marit Loe Bjørnstad (b 1983, Norway) works as a dance artist, teacher and instructor in performing arts productions.
Michael W. Opara
Michael Opara (b Nigeria), also known as Doriansgrave, is a spoken-word performer and musician based in Bergen.
Mona B. Riise
Mona B Riise (b 1972, Norway) is a journalist and programme presenter on TV and radio.
Nils-Øivind Haagensen (f. 1971, Noreg) er forfattar og forleggar busett i Oslo.
Nina Lykke (b 1965) is a Norwegian author resident in Oslo.
Niviaq Korneliussen (b 1990, Greenland) is an author resident in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.
Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (b 1972, Chile) is a Norwegian author and musician resident in Bergen.
Rafia Zakaria (Pakistan) is a Pakistani-American journalist, author, lawyer and activist.
Randi Rønning Balsvik
Randi Rønning Balsvik (b 1939, Norway) is a historian and professor emerita.
Rebecca Hall (b 1963, USA ) is an American historian, lawyer and activist.
Reidar Müller (b 1971, Norway) is an author, geologist and journalist.
Roald Kaldestad (b 1972, Norway) is an author, musician and art historian.
Roy Ole Førland
Roy Ole Førland (b 1972, Norway) is a pianist, composer, songwriter and music teacher.
Sandra Lillebø (b 1978, Norway) is an author, critic and commentator in Klassekampen.
Sara Martinsson (b 1981, Sweden) is a journalist.
Øyvind Vågnes (b 1972, Norway) is an author, academic, music critic and editor.
Selma M. Yonus
Selma M. Yonus (b. 1971, Iraq) is a poet, author and journalist resident in Stavanger.
Sigbjørn Lilleeng (b 1983, Norway) is a cartoonist and illustrator resident in Oslo.
Simon Toldam (b 1979, Denmark) is a musician.
Siri Broch Johansen
Siri Broch Johansen is a finalist in the Norwegian slam poetry championship, Saturday 12 February.
Stig Holmås (b 1946, Norway) is an author resident in Bergen.
Thomas J.R. Marthinsen
Thomas J R Marthinsen (b 1984, Norway) is an author resident in Denmark.
Tinashe Williamson (b 1985, Egypt) is an author, model and actress resident in Oslo.
Tomm Kristiansen (b 1950, Norway) is a journalist and author.
Tora de Zwart Rørholt
Tora de Zwart Rørholt (b 1981, Norway) is head of production and planning for Carte Blanche, Norway’s national company for contemporary dance.
Tove Bakke (b 1954, Norway) is a translator and critic resident in Oslo.
Trond-Viggo Torgersen (b 1954, Norway) is a presenter, author, artist and physician.
Vanessa Springora (b 1972, France) is an author, film director, and head of Éditions Julliard.
Yimin Mao (b 1979, China) is an author, publisher, journalist and curator.
Vigdis Hjorth (b 1959, Norway) is an author.
Yunyun Zhou is a researcher and senior lecturer at the University of Oslo with a PhD in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (b 1968, Kenya) is an author, essayist, public thinker and lead practitioner in the Eastern Africa creative industry.
Øyvind Strømmen (b 1980, Norway) is a Norwegian journalist, translator and author.
Øyvind Vågnes (b 1972, Norway) is an author, academic, music critic and editor.