Enel Melberg, born in Tallinn in 1943, came to Sweden in a refugee boat at an age of one year. She was raised in Gothenburg, studied in Lund and lives nowadays in Oslo and Värmland.
As a writer she published several books, both in Swedish and Norwegian, about exile, "multiculturalism" and multilingualism, using several "languages" and styles. She has also translated 13 books from Estonian into Swedish.
Her Swedish translation of "Sõja laul" was published by Ellerströms in Lund/Stockholm in 2007.