Eivind Riise Hauge
Eivind Riise Hauge (b 1980, Norway) made his literary debut in 2010 with the short-story collection Victor Tukmakovs siste vinter, and has since established himself as a versatile author with publications in a number of genres: novels, short stories and non-fiction.
He has, for example, published Sjakk. Spillenes konge, where he provides an introduction to the rules, strategy and tactics of chess, and has also worked as a chess instructor and played team chess in Norway’s premier division.
Hauge published his first play, ROP!, in 2018. This depicts a single working day at a local government unit where social workers and the mentally ill, drug-addicted residents share the hours.