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Berit Ellingsen’s novel Not Dark Yet will be published by Two Dollar Radio in November 2015. She is the author of the short story collection Beneath the Liquid Skin (firthFORTH Books) and the novel Une Ville Vide (PublieMonde). Her work has appeared in W.W. Norton’s Flash Fiction International, SmokeLong Quarterly, Unstuck, Litro, and other places, and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the British Science Fiction Award. Berit 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 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 live in Norway and write in English and go to Svalbard in the Arctic as often as I can.
I admit to pining for the fjords when abroad.
An interview about writing in another language than your first in Books by Women.
The five places that have inspired my stories the most – in the Pornokitsch Blog.
About the weird and writing – in Weird Fiction Review.
Research Notes for The Empty City – in Necessary Fiction.
About Sovetskoye Shampanskoye – in Smokelong Quarterly.