Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (b 1972, Chile) is a Norwegian author and musician based in Bergen.
He made his literary debut 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.
Published in the autumn of 2020, his poetry collection Inventarium, has received much critical praise.
His work has been translated into Danish, German and English, and he has won a number of prizes – most recently the listeners’ novel prize for 2012 from the P2 radio channel.