Pedro Carmona-Alvarez (cl/NO)
Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, (Chile/Norway), lives in Bergen. He debuted with the poetry collection Heroes in 1997. Along with poetry his literary production includes three novels and a collection of essays besides being a musician. Pedro Carmona-Alvarez was also the editor of Signaler (2003-2009) and of an anthology of international poetry, which was awarded the Norwegian critics’ prize for best translation in 2010. He has also received the Cappelen prize (2004), the prestigious Hunger Prize (2005) and the Norwegian poetry society’s prize (2005). Carmona-Alvarez was also nominated for Dublin Literary Award 2017 for his novel The Weather Changed, Summer Came and So on.