Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold

Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold is from Oslo, Norway. She made her literary debut in 2009 with the novel “The Faster I Walk, the Smaller I Am.” Nominated for the Norwegian Book Sellers’ Prize, it won the Tarjei Vesaas First Book Prize (judged by The Literary Council of The Norwegian Authors’ Union), and was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013. The National Theatre (Oslo) will produce a play based on the novel.