Author: Kaja Gjelde

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Kaja Gjelde received a master’s degree in Indigenous studies (2020) from UiT the Arctic University of Norway as both a U.S.-Norway Fulbright Grantee and a Norway-America Association Scholar. An independent writer and researcher, Gjelde currently curates Nordiska’s blog, writes for Women at Warp, a feminist science fiction podcast, and publishes articles via

The Far Traveler

Nancy Marie Brown’s new book tells the story of Gudrid the Far Traveler, a Viking woman who sailed across the ocean to Vinland in the Icelandic Sagas.