Levi Henriksen published his first short story collection, Fever, in 2002, and his second, Down, Down, Down, in 2003. His breakthrough came in 2004 with his novel Snow Will Fall on Fallen Snow, a best seller awarded the 2004 Booksellers' Prize and selected by one of Norway's major book clubs, BNB. His other books include Harpesang (Harp Song, 2014). Henriksen was a journalist for many years on a local newspaper in Kongsvinger, a small town which appears in much of his work, before becoming a full-time author. He also plays the bass in his own band, writing song lyrics and composing.
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Diane Oatley has extensive experience with many different forms of artistic expression, working with dance, as a translator from Norwegian, and as a writer of fiction and nonfiction. She received NORLA’s 2014 Translator’s Award. Her most recent translations include The Weather Changed, Summer Came and So On by Pedro Carmona-Alvarez; Winter Stories by Ingrid H. Rishøi; Secrets of the Snout by Frank Rosell; and Catching Thunder: The Story of the World’s Longest Sea Chase by Eskil Engdal and Kjetil Sæter.