Ingrid Storholmen is born i Verdal, Norway 22.05 in 1976. She has been studying Literature at the University of Bergen, and spent one year at a Creative writing school. She has also been literature editor of Morgenbladet, a culture newspaper in Norway. She was for five years writer in residents at "Adrianstua", a writers house in Trondheim. She started Trondheim International Literature Festival while living there, and also founded the Literature magazine LUJ together with two colleagues. She has published 7 books: The low of the Poacher, 2001 Shamespeasch. Graceland 2005 Siri`s book, 2007 The voices of Chernobyl 2009, in English, 2012, Harper Collins, India, and in Hindi, 2014, Vani Prakashan, in Estonian, Kirjastus Koobakene, 2016, this book has also been adapted to theatre, premiere was in march 2015. To praise Love, 2011 (translated into English) The mother who forgot it was evening, 2012, Childrens book, illustrated by Kari Stai. (translated into english Here lied Tirpitz, novel, 2014 (translated into English) All books came on Aschehoug publisher house in Oslo, Norway She has received a number of Literature awards and prizes for her work, among them the Sult award, and she was nominated to the world largest literary aword for a single work published in English, the IMPAC Dublin Literary award, for “The Voices of Chernobyl”. Parts of her poetry are translated into 18 different languages. Twice she has a three year long scholarship from the state of Norway, now she has got a five year scholarship from the Norwegian Writers union, and she has been reading at poetry festivals all over the world from Slovenia to India.