Jenny Hval (b. 1980) is a musician, sound artist and writer. She has released two albums as Rockettothesky, and four under her own name, most notably Apocalypse Girl (2015) and Blood Bitch (2016). The EP The Long Sleep was released to great acclaim in 2018. She made her literary debut with the novel The Pearl Brewery in 2009, and followed up with Sings with Her Eyes in 2012.
Her first novel will be published in English by Verso Books autumn 2018 under the title Paradise Rot.
“As intriguing and impressive a novelist as she is a musician, Hval is a master of quiet horror and wonder.”
– Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick