Torgeir Schjerven is a Norwegian author and lyric poet. Schjerven trained as a painter and has illustrated childrenâ€™s books. He has worked as a film actor in such films as Lasse & Geir, directed by Svend Wam and Petter VennerÃ¸d and Det tause flertall - The silent majority. He was also involved in writing the script for these movies.
In 1995 Schjerven was one of the finalists for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for the novel Omvei til Venus.
Torgeir Schjerven is married to the author Inger Elisabeth Hansen.