Herkunft: Sweden

Aris Fioretos

  Aris Fioretos was born in 1960 in Göteborg, Sweden, to Greek and Austrian parents. He studied comparative literature at the University of Stockholm, the École des Hautes Études in Paris and Yale University. He has published essays and scholarly works on Hölderlin, Benjamin, and Celan, and translated a number

Arne Dahl

Arne Dahl is the pseudonym of Swedish author Jan Arnald, who was born in 1963. He received the Palle Rosenkrantz Award for his crime novels featuring Stockholm inspector Paul Hielm. The author also works as a publisher of the magazines »Artes« and »Aiolos«, critic for the »Göteborgs Posten« and for

Annika Thor

Annika Thor was born to Jewish parents in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1950.  Originally educated as a librarian, she made a name for herself in her homeland as a film and TV critic, before she devoted herself solely to the writing of children’s and young people’s books, theatre plays, and screenplays

Andrea Lundgren

Andrea Lundgren was born in 1986 in Boden in northern Sweden, grew up in the nearby village of Vittjärv. After upper secondary school she moved to Stockholm and just happened to take a creative writing course. Her first novel, »I tunga vintrars mage« (tr: In the Belly of Heavy Winters),

Agneta Pleijel

Agneta Pleijel was born in Stockholm in 1940 into a Swedish-Indonesian family. She spent her childhood in the Swedish Lund and in the USA (New Jersey and California). Back in Sweden, she studied Philosophy, Literature and Anthropology. After finishing her studies, she worked over the years as a cultural editor