Ruth Lillegraven

Norway (b.1978)

Ruth Lillegraven was born in 1978 in Hardanger, Norway, where she grew up on a small farm. She debuted as an author with a poetry collection in 2005. Since then she has written sixteen books, including children’s books, several poetry collections, a novel, and two plays. Her work has been translated into Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish. Among other prizes, she has won both the Brage Prize and the Nynorsk Literature Prize (for the poetry collections Urd and Sickle). Her first crime novel is the prize-winning Everything Is Mine, which has become an international bestseller.

Genres: Mystery