Odveig Klyve is a Norwegian writer and film director. She is the author of eight volumes of poetry, and eight children’s books. Her last volume of poetry is named under Ballistic (2010). She has also translated the work of the Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, the Palestinian poet Fadwa Tuqan, and the English poet Sarah Maguire into Norwegian. She has performed her poetry at many international poetry festivals, and her poems are translated into several languages. She has written and directed short films, which have been invited to international film festivals in France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Romania, USA and India. Klyve has received a three-year National Grant for Artists. She lives in Stavanger at the west coast of Norway