Kjersti Anfinnsen (b. 1975), lives in Oslo. She has studied creative writing at the Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art and at the Writing Academy in Bergen. In 2012, she made her debut with the novel Det var grønt (It Was Green). The novel De siste kjærtegn (The Last Signs of Love) was published in 2019 and has been translated into Russian and Danish. Anfinnsen has received several awards and author grants. In 2021, came her third novel, Øyeblikk for evigheten (Moments for Eternity), which is an independent sequel to The Last Signs of Love.