Malin Nord lives in Jämtland, Sweden, on an island close to Östersund. She is a writer, cultural journalist and editor, and she is part of the Council for Sami Literature within the Swedish Writers' Union. In 2020, she was editor of the literary magazine Provins.
Her latest novel, Barmark (Bare ground), was published in 2017 at Albert Bonniers förlag Stockholm. Most recently she has written a play about the circus artist Elvira Madigan for the performing arts association Undantaget, which is scheduled to have premiere in Jämtland in the summer of 2021. The play is a free fantasy about the fate of Elvira Madigan.