Gøhril Gabrielsen

Gøhril Gabrielsen grew up in Finmark, the northernmost county in Norway and currently lives in Oslo. She has published many novels including Dizzying Opportunities which was published as The Looking Glass Sisters by Peirene Press in 2015. Gabrielsen won Aschehoug’s First Book Award in 2008, the Tanum Women Writers Prize in 2010 and the Amalie Skram Prize for her oeuvre in 2016. Ankomst is Gabrielsen’s fifth novel and was awarded the 2017 Havmann Prize for northern Norway literature.