born in 1958, studied biology and geology and works as a journalist, literary critic, writer, and translator. His novel »Flugfällan« (2004; Eng. »The Fly Trap«, 2014) was nominated for the August Prize. In 2009, his hoverfly collection was displayed at the Biennale in Venice. A selection of his stories and essays was published in »Varför håller man på?« (2012; tr: Why Do You Do It?). Sjöberg lives on Runmarö island near Stockholm.