Marit Eikemo (b. 1971, Odda) lives in Bergen. She has previously worked as a magazine editor, festival director for the Literature Symposium in Odda, publishing editor and as the director of Cornerteateret i Bergen. She is currently the artistic advisor for the Norwegian Literature Festival in Lillehammer. Eikemo made her debut in 1999 with the interview book Her, no. Møte med unge menneske. Her first novel, Mellom oss sagt, came out in 2006. Eikemo has published a total of five novels and a collection of short stories. She has also written the essay book Samtidsruinar. Eikemo received the Amalie Skram-prisen 2017 for her writing, and was a festival poet at Dei nynorske festspela in 2018. In 2019, she received Samlagsprisen.
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