Berit Ellingsen – Fiction Writer

For more information about Not Dark Yet, released by Two Dollar Radio in November 2015, go here.

Publishers Weekly has given Not Dark Yet a starred review and calls it a “suspenseful and haunting novel.”

Not Dark Yet has been included in Publishers Weekly’s autumn list of literary fiction, Lit Hub’s great booksellers fall preview, Buzzfeed’s 5 Great Books to Read in November, Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s November Books Preview, and Men’s Journal 7 Best Books of November.

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Photo by Alexander Chesham, 2015.
Photo by Alexander Chesham, 2015.

Short bio

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, Best of the Net, and the British Science Fiction Award. Berit divides her time between Norway and Svalbard in the Arctic.

Long bio

Two Dollar Radio will publish my novel Not Dark Yet in November 2015. Here’s an interview about the novel.

My collection of short stories, Beneath the Liquid Skin, was published by firthFORTH Books / Queen’s Ferry Press in 2012.

In 2013, my novel The Empty City, was translated by François Bon and published in French as Une Ville Vide by PublieMonde / PublieNet.

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. One story was nominated for Best of the Net in 2015.

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.

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