Author and illustrator H. L. Phoenix (a pseudonym) was born in 1982, and grew up in a suburb of Oslo.
Phoenix was occupied with sports and drawing at a very young age, and won his first drawing contest at the age of eight. While he continued to dedicate himself to design and illustration, his interest in the fantasy genre grew bigger and bigger.
He has been a professional designer and illustrator for fifteen years, during which he has won several international drawing and design contests.
He’s an educated personal trainer, nutritional coach and youth worker, and works at a high school in Asker.
H. L. Phoenix is a member of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).
He lives outside of Oslo with his partner and three children.