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Pedro Carmona-Alvarez

Eva Lene Gilje Østensen, Kolon

Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (b 1972, Chile) is a Norwegian author and musician resident in Bergen.

He made his literary debut with the poetry collection Helter, and has subsequently published several poetry collections, novels and essays.

Carmona-Alvarez has served as editor of Cappelen Damm’s new writing antho­logy Signaler and (with Gunnar Wærness) of 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 for 2012 from the P2 radio channel.

His poetry collection Dobbeltliv appeared in 2022.

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