M H Hallum is an award winning dramatist who trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama and studied Psychology and Philosophy at Oslo University. She has written several dramatic works, all of which have been produced in Norway or abroad. Her monologue A Thing of Beauty, directed by Oystein Johansen, won The Oslo Prize for Best Stage Performance in 2013 and will be touring Europe in 2015. The Dahmer Syndrome won Amsterdam Fringe Silver award 2014. Her play Reconstructions was nominated for The Ibsen Award 2014. In the same year Hallum was awarded Skien town´s artist in residence program and resided in Henrik Ibsen´s childhood home for a year.