Arnfinn Kolerud (b. 1968) is from Isfjorden in Romsdal. He made his debut with "Just Don't Let the Snowplow Come" in 1996, and he received the Ministry of Culture's debutant prize for children's and youth literature for this book. Kolerud has been nominated to the Brage Prize, and has won several literary awards. His books have been translated into Slovenian, Russian, Georgian, South-Korean, Polish and Spanish.