Alex von Tunzelmann
Alex Von Tunzelmann (b 1977, UK) is a historian, screenwriter, and non-fiction author.
Alf van der Hagen
Alf van der Hagen (b 1962, Norway) is a Norwegian author who writes biographical books based on interviews with his subjects.
Alfred Fidjestøl (b 1973, Norway) is the author of various biographies and non-fiction works.
Alice Oswald (b 1966, U.K.) is a poet and is currently Professor of Poetry at Oxford University.
Anne Bitsch (b 1978, Denmark) is a Norwegian-Danish researcher 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.
Anne Katrine Bang
Anne Katrine Bang (b 1966, Norway) is a professor of history and an author.
Annette Mattsson (b 1959, Norway) is an author from Bergen, well known for her novels.
Arve Henriksen (b 1968, Norway) is a Norwegian musician and composer.
Asieh Amini (b 1973, Iran) is a poet, journalist, and activist.
Ben Wenhou Yu
Wenhou (Ben) Yu (China) is an architect and translator from Shanghai resident in Bergen.
Bente Teigen Gundersen
Bente Teigen Gundersen (b 1969, Norway) is a translator.
Brynjulf Jung Tjønn
Brynjulf Jung Tjønn (b 1980, South Korea) is a Norwegian author.
Cecilie Hellestveit (b 1972, Norway) is a lawyer, researcher at the Institute of International Law and foreign policy commentator.
Charlotte Weitze (b 1974, Denmark) is a Danish author and playwright.
Chie Ito (b 1989, Japan) is a writer of short stories
Clemens Saers (b 1951, Netherlands) is a retired teacher.
Daniel Medin (b 1975) is a professor of comparative literature and English at the American University of Paris
Davy Wathne (b 1950, USA) was formerly a sports journalist.
Dayal Patterson (b 1981, United Kingdom) is a British non-fiction writer, designer and photographer.
Ece Temelkuran (b 1973) is one of Turkey’s best-known authors and political commentators.
Eira Søyseth (b 1991, Norway) is a poet residing in Bergen.
Eirik Vassenden (b 1971, Norway) is Professor of Nordic Literature at the University of Bergen.
Eivind Riise Hauge
Eivind Riise Hauge (b 1980, Norway) is an author.
Erik Bjerck Hagen
Erik Bjerck Hagen (b 1961, Norway) is a professor of General Literary Studies at the University of Bergen.
Erlend Liisberg(b 1989, Norway) is a doctoral candidate in General Literary Studies at the University of Bergen and a literary critic at the newspaper Bergens Tidende.
Frode Helmich Pedersen
Frode Helmich Pedersen (b 1976, Norway) is a Professor of Nordic Literature at the University of Bergen, a literary critic and an author.
Gabriela Wiener (b 1975, Peru) is a poet, author, chronicler and journalist who has lived in Madrid, Spain, since 2003.
Gjermund Stenberg Eriksen
Gjermund Stenberg Eriksen (b 1973, Norway) is a screenwriter and television and radio host.
Grethe Fatima Syéd
Grethe Fatima Syéd (b 1968, Norway) is a literary scholar, author and translator.
Gunnhild Øyehaug (b 1975, Norway) is an author and a teacher at the Academy of Writing in Hordaland.
Gunnhild Øyehaug (b 1975, Norway) is an author and a teacher at the Academy of Writing in Hordaland.
Halvor Tjønn (b 1952, Norway) is a journalist, author and lecturer.
Helene Hovden Hareide
Helene Hovden Hareide (b 1989, Norway) is a journalist and author.
Henning Bergsvåg (b 1974, Norway) is an author and disseminator of literature.
Hilde K. Kvalvaag (b 1968, Norway) is an author, journalist and editor.
Hilde Sandvik (b 1970, Norway) is an editor, journalist and author.
Iain MacGregor (b 1967, UK) is an author and historian.
Ida Helene Benonisen
Ida Helene Benonisen (b 1999, Norway) is a slampoet.
Ingeborg Kværne (b 1977, Norway) is an ICORN coordinator at Norwegian PEN.
Ingeborg Senneset (b 1985, Norway) is a Norwegian journalist, social commentator and an author.
Ingunn Lunde (b 1969, Norway) is a professor of Russian at the University of Bergen.
Jan H. Landro
Jan H Landro (b 1948, Norway) is an author, journalist and regular contributor to Dag og Tid.
Janne Stigen Drangsholt
Janne Stigen Drangsholt (b 1974, Norway) is an author and Professor of English Literature at the University of Stavanger.
Jens Kihl (b 1986, Norway) is an editor and author.
Jim White (b 1957, United Kingdom) is a British sports journalist.
Jonas Bals (b 1977, Norway) is an adviser at LO, a writer and a non-fiction author.
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel (b 1966, Equatorial Guinea) is an author and activist.
Jørgen Watne Frydnes
Jørgen Watne Frydnes (b 1984, Norway) is the CEO of Utøya AS.
Kathrine Nedrejord (b 1987, Norway) is a Norwegian and Sámi author and playwright.
Kari Jegerstedt (b 1963, Norway) heads the centre for women’s and gender research at the University of Bergen.
Kjartan Hatløy (b 1954, Norway) is a poet and currently resides in Hyllestad.
Kjersti Løken Stavrum
Kjersti Løken Stavrum (b 1969, Norway) is an editor and media manager.
Kjersti Mjør (b 1965, Norway) is a journalist and author.
Kjersti Sandvik (b 1964, Norway) is a journalist and author with over 20 years of experience in the fishing press.
Kristin Fridtun (b 1987, Norway) is a non-fiction author.
Kristin Skare Orgeret
Kristin Skare Orgeret (b 1968, Norway) is a professor in the department of journalism and media studies at Oslo Metropolitan University.
Lars Fr. H. Svendsen
Lars Fr. H. Svendsen (b 1970, Norway) is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bergen.
Lars Ove Seljestad
Lars Ove Seljestad (b 1961, Norway) is a sociologist and author.
Lars Petter Hagen
Lars Petter Hagen (b 1975, Norway) is the director of the Bergen International Festival.
Leander Djønne (b 1981, Norway) is an author, visual artist, teacher and fruit farmer from Hardanger.
Lola Shoneyin (b 1974, Nigeria) is an author and the director for Aké Arts and Book Festival.
M. Seppola Simonsen
M. Seppola Simonsen (b 1998, Norway) is a Kven poet who lives in Oslo and writes in Norwegian
Maaza Mengiste (b 1974, Ethiopia) is a novelist, essayist, and photographer.
Mai Al-Nakib (b 1970, Kuwait) is an author and is currently Associate Professor in English and Comparative Literature at Kuwait University.
Mah-Rukh Ali (b 1982, Norway) is a journalist and author.
Maja Lee Langvad
Maja Lee Langvad (b 1980, South Korea) is a Danish author who lives in Copenhagen.
Margunn Vikingstad (b 1971, Norway) is a literary critic and translator.
Marit Eikemo (b 1971, Norway) is an author residing in Bergen.
Martin Paulsen (b 1978, Norway) is a researcher and translator.
Martin Eia-Revheim (b 1973, Norway) is a cultural worker and has debuted as an author in 2022.
Masoma Kawsary (b 1974, Afghanistan) is an Afghan writer.
Matias Faldbakken (b 1973, Denmark) is a Norwegian author and visual artist.
Merete Røsvik (b 1973, Norway) is a literary scholar, critic and editor.
Michael Kelleher (b 1968, USA) is a poet and programme director for The Windham-Campbell Literature Prizes.
Michelle A. Tisdel
Michelle A. Tisdel (b 1971, USA) is a researcher and works as a research librarian at the National Library of Norway in Oslo.
Mímir Kristjánsson (b. 1986, Norway) is a politician and author.
Monica Isakstuen (b 1976, Norway) is an author and playwright.
Morten Hammerborg (b 1972, Norway) is a professor of history at the Western Norway University.
Mutabaruka (b 1952, Jamaica) is a dub poet, social commentator and musician.
Nasrin Khusrawi (b 1983, Norway) is an actor and works in theatre and TV/film.
Nick Barley (b 1966, UK) is the director for the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Nils Henrik Smith
Nils Henrik Smith (b 1980, Norway) is an author and writer.
Nimmi Gowrinathan (b 1980, USA) is a writer, researcher, professor and activist.
Nora Dåsnes (b 1995, Norway) is an illustrator, animator and children’s book author.
Norun Haugen (b 1990, Norway) is a Norwegian Animal Rights Activist.
Ole-Erik Iversen (b 1945, Norway) is Professor emeritus at the Institute for Clinical Medicine at the University of Bergen.
Parwana Fayyaz (b 1990, Afghanistan) is an academic, poet and translator.
Pauli Tapio (b 1986, Finland) is a poet.
Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (b 1972, Chile) is a Norwegian author and musician resident in Bergen.
Per Petterson (b 1952, Norway) is one of Norway’s internationally best known fiction authors.
Petra Rautiainen (b 1988, Finland) is a Finnish writer.
Phil McNulty (b 1961, United Kingdom) is a sports journalist who reports primarily on football.
Preben Jordal (b 1972, Norway) is a literary scholar, critic and translator.
Reny M Gåssand Følgerø
Reny M Gåssand Følgerø (b 1978, Norway) is an actor.
Rasma Haidri (b 1957, USA) is an American writer, poet and teacher.
Rei Ito (b 1989, Japan) is an illustrator
Richard Conyngham (b 1984, South Africa) is a writer and researcher, currently living in Mexico City.
Robin Van de Walle
Robin Van de Walle (b 1994, Belgium) is an author currently living in Bergen.
Sandra Lillebø (b 1978, Norway) is an author, critic and commentator.
Sarah Zahid (b 1996, Norway) is a Norwegian poet.
Sivert Nikolai Nesbø
Sivert Nikolai Nesbø (b 1982, Norway) is an author and the principal of the Academy of Creative Writing in Bergen.
Solrun Toft Iversen
Solrun Toft Iversen (b 1971, Norway) is a theatre director.
Tarjei Skirbekk (b 1971, Norway) is a historian of ideas and an author with extensive experience in Norwegian and European politics.
Tatiana Țîbuleac (b 1978, Moldova) is a Moldovan-Romanian author.
Teresa Grøtan (b 1974, Norway) is the director of the Bergen International Literary Festival.
Terje Isungset (b 1964, Norway) is a musician (drummer and percussionist) and composer.
Thomas Seltzer (b 1969, USA) is a Norwegian musician, author and television host.
Thomas T. Dahl
Thomas T. Dahl (b 1973, Norway) is a musician (guitarist), associate professor and composer.
Tor-Otto Mjelde (b 1972, Norway) is a host on NRK radio.
Trond-Viggo Torgersen (b 1954, Norway) is a presenter, author, artist and physician.
Valzhyna Mort (b 1981, Belarus) is a poet and translator.
Zaffar Kunial (b 1972, United Kingdom) is a poet.
Øyvind Rimbereid (b 1966, Norway) is a Norwegian author.
Øyvind Strømmen (b 1980, Norway) is a Norwegian journalist, translator and author.