Pål H. Christiansen was born on the 9th of September 1958 and grew up in Oslo, Norway. He studied law for several years, but didn’t take the final exams. Pål wanted to be an author and attended a writers class in Bø in Telemark. In 1989 he published his first novel “Harry var ikke ved sine fulle fem “, then “Neer ” in 1995, “Kongens løv ” in 2000, “Humle og honning ” in 2001 and “Drømmer om storhet ” in 2002 (English version: The Scoundrel Days of Hobo Highbrow 2008). Christiansen is also an established writer of childrens books.