Margrét Helgadóttir was born in Ethiopia to Norwegian and Icelandic parents. She currently lives in Oslo, Norway. Her stories have appeared in a number of both magazines and print anthologies such as Gone Lawn, Luna Station Quarterly, and Girl at the End of the World. Her debut book, The Stars Seem So Far Away, was shortlisted to British Fantasy Awards 2016. Margrét is editor of the anthology Winter Tales (2016) and the book series, Fox Spirit Books of Monsters. African Monsters and Asian Monsters were both shortlisted to British Fantasy Awards as Best Anthology (2016 and 2017). Margrét is also a charter member of the African Speculative Fiction Society.