Gunnhild Øyehaug (b. 1975) lives in Bergen. She teaches at the Academy of Creative Writing in Hordaland and has been an editor of the literary journals Kraftsentrum and Vagant, and a literary critic in Morgenbladet and Klassekampen. She made her debut with the poetry collection Slave of the Blueberry in 1998. After a short story collection (Knots, 2004) and an essay collection (Chair and Ecstasy, 2006), she had her great breakthrough with her first novel, Wait, Blink in 2008. When the short story collection Knots came out in USA (FSG) in 2017, James Wood called her a Norwegian master of the short story in the New Yorker. Øyehaug also writes for film; she co-wrote the screen play based on own novel Wait, Blink, for the movie Women in Oversized Men's Shirts (2015) and has written the short film Apple, which was awarded the prize for best script for a short film in 2018 by the Norwegian Writer's Guild.
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