Elisabeth Hjorth is a writer, researcher and teacher in Creative Writing at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. She is the author of one poetry collection and three novels. In 2017, she published the novel Nattens regn och dagens möda (Night rain and the laborious day) about an unlikely friendship between two Swedish women in the years of Second World War. She is currently working on a project in artistic research called The Double Bind. The novel as (peace) negotiation.