Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (b 1972, Chile) is a Norwegian author and musician based in Bergen.
He made his literary debute with Helter, and has subsequently published several poetry collections, novels and essays.
Carmona-Alvarez has served as editor for Cappelen Damm’s new writing anthology Signaler and (with Gunnar Wærness) for Verden finnes ikke på kartet, an anthology of international contemporary poetry in translation.
His work has been translated into Danish, German and English, and he has won a number of prizes – most recently the listeners’ novel prize from the P2 radio channel for 2012. He plays in several bands, such as Moonpedro and the Goldfish. His most recent publication is Refrenger (2019), an essay collection exploring literature, music and his personal history as a fugitive of the Pinochet regime in Chile.