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Berit Ellingsen is the author of the short story collection Beneath the Liquid Skin (firthFORTH Books) and the novel Une Ville Vide (PublieMonde). Her work has or will appear in W.W. Norton’s Flash Fiction International Anthology, SmokeLong Quarterly, Unstuck, Litro, and other places, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the British Science Fiction Award. Berit’s new novel Not Dark Yet will be published by Two Dollar Radio in late 2015. She divides her time between Norway and Svalbard in the Arctic. http://beritellingsen.com.
My collection of short stories, Beneath the Liquid Skin, was published by firthFORTH Books / Queen’s Ferry Press in November 2012.
My work has appeared in various literary journals and anthologies, including Smokelong Quarterly, Unstuck, Birkensnake, Litro, and others. Selected published stories here.
In 2012, one of my stories was nominated for the Pushcart prize and another for the British Science Fiction Award.
I’m a member of the Norwegian Author Association (Den Norske Forfatterforening).
I admit to pining for the fjords when abroad.
The five places that have inspired my stories the most – in the Pornokitsch Blog.
About the weird and writing – in the Weird Fiction Review.
Research Notes for The Empty City – in Necessary Fiction.
About Sovetskoye Shampanskoye – in Smokelong Quarterly.
(Top image Adventdalen by Berit Ellingsen)