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Marit Eikemo

Marit Eikemo (b 1971, Norway) is an influential essayist, novelist and editor.

Born in Odda, she made her debut as an editor, publishing Her, no: Møte med unge menneske in 1999. A debut novel, Mellom oss sagt, followed in 2006. In 2011, her third novel, Samtale ventar, won the Nynorsk Literature Prize. She has also published a collection of essays entitled Samtidsruinar

With Hilde Sandvik, she was the co-editor of the cultural and political magazine Syn og Segn, and she has been the festival director for Litteratursymposiet i Odda. Her latest book is the short-story collection Hardanger (2019). 

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