Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen was born in 1972. His debut collection of short stories, Seven Tales from the Western Forest (Syv historier fra Vestskogen), was published in 1996, and he has since written a range of novels within various genres.
His international breakthrough came in 2017 with the novel Jomsviking, the first book in a sweeping historical series from the Viking age. Bull-Hansen is known for his gripping stories and vivid portrayals of human destinies. He also maintains an extremely popular YouTube channel dedicated to Viking culture.