ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR
Morgenbladet, and an editor at NRK, De norske Bokklubbene, and the literary journal Vagant. He was awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Non-Fiction for a book about Dag Solstad in 2013, and his biography of Kjell Askildsen was nominated for the Brage Prize the following year. He is the author of seven volumes of book-length interviews.
Benjamin Mier-Cruz is a visiting assistant professor of Scandinavian and German Studies at Augustana College. His translations include the poetry and letters of Elmer Diktonius, for which he was awarded the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation, and Stig Dagerman’s A Burnt Child.