Author: Andy Meyer

Andy Meyer
Andy Meyer, assistant editor, is a literature and language teacher with over 15 years of experience in colleges, universities, and independent high schools. He holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington and teaches Norwegian there. In 2015-2016, he was a Fulbright Roving Scholar in Norway. He began working for The Norwegian American in August of 2019.


In the age on international streaming, the recent Norwegian HBO series, Beforeigners, represents a breakthrough for Norwegian TV.

Remote possibilities in Vardø

The island town on the outermost point of Finnmark has a deceptively complex life Andy Meyer The Norwegian American Almost half of Norway lies above the Arctic Circle. But it cannot be said that...

Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon

Book review Andy Meyer The Norwegian American Before even opening Michael Engelhard’s 2017 book, Ice Bear, the reader knows they’re in for an adventure. The large-format book, published by University of Washington Press, is...

Boats are alive

A 1941 Norwegian spissgatter sailboat lovingly restored in Bellingham, Wash. Andy Meyer The Norwegian American “Boats are alive,” George Boggs said to me as we sat aboard Trine, the Norwegian spissgatter he spent five...