Andrzej Tichý (born 19 December 1978, Prague, Czech Republic) is a Czech-Polish writer who has lived in Malmö, Sweden since 1981. He has written several novels and is regarded as one of the most important novelists of his generation.He has been nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize and the August Prize for Best Fiction Book of the Year. His fifth novel, Wretchedness (2020) published by And Other Stories, is his first to be translated into English and focuses on immigrants and the migrant crisis in Sweden. Speaking on the book with The Guardian , Tichý said: ‘From the outside, Sweden was this paradise. But it was never actually true’.
Andrzej Sapkowski is a Polish fantasy writer. He is best known for his book series, The Witcher. His books have been translated into over 20 languages.
Harry Martinson was a Swedish author, poet and former sailor. In 1949 he was elected into the Swedish Academy. He was awarded a joint Nobel Prize in Literature in 1974 together with fellow Swede Eyvind Johnson "for writings that catch the dewdrop and reflect the cosmos". The choice was controversial, as both Martinson and Johnson were members of the academy.
Tarjei Vesaas was a Norwegian poet and novelist. Vesaas is widely considered to be one of Norway's greatest writers of the twentieth century and perhaps its most important since World War II.
Sigvard Viggo "Sigge" Eklund is a Swedish novelist, TV producer and screenwriter. His podcast "Alex & Sigge's podcast" is the biggest in Sweden with over 500.000 listeners a week. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two sons and daughter.
The Bonnier family is a Swedish family, originally of Jewish descent, who since the beginning of the 19th century has been active in the book industry and later also in the mass media industry. They own the media group Bonnier Group, with the largest owners being Åke Bonnier and Jonas Bonnier. The group has 175 companies in 18 countries.
Adolf Georg Wiedersheim-Paul was a Swedish writer of novels and plays. He lived most of his adult life in Berlin, Germany, where he was a friend of Swedish writer August Strindberg, Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, Norwegian painter Edvard Munch and Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela.
Kjell Westö is a Finnish author and journalist. Westö writes in Swedish. Best known for his epic novels set in Helsinki, he has also written short stories, poetry, essays and newspaper columns.
Tom Malmquist, born March 23, 1978 in Sweden, is a poet and an author. His most notable work is his auto-biographical and award-winning novel In Every Moment We Are Still Alive [I varje ögonblick är vi fortfarande vid liv, 2015].
Jonas Hassen Khemiri is a Swedish writer.
Lars Kepler is the pseudonym of husband and wife team Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril and Alexander Ahndoril, authors of the Joona Linna series. With seven installments to date, the series has sold more than 14 million copies in 40 languages. The Ahndorils were both established writers before they adopted the pen name Lars Kepler, and have each published several acclaimed novels.
Bengt Anderberg was a Swedish poet, novelist, editor and playwright.
Thomas Engström, is a Swedish novelist and journalist. His third novel, West of Liberty, was published in October 2013 by Albert Bonniers Förlag. The book was the first in a series of political thrillers featuring former Stasi agent and CIA freelancer Ludwig Licht. The series explores the harsh realities of today's international political landscape.
Elisabeth Rynell is a Swedish poet and novelist. Her novel Till Mervas (2002), the first to be translated into English, appeared in 2011 as Mervas.
Fabian Kastner is a Swedish writer and literary critic.
Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril is a Swedish writer. She was born to a Portuguese mother and a Swedish father, and grew up in Helsingborg on the south coast of Sweden. In the early 90s Alexandra moved to Stockholm to pursue a career in acting before changing her focus to the art of writing.
Lincoln in the Bardo is a 2017 experimental novel by American writer George Saunders. It is Saunders's first full-length novel and was the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller for the week of March 5, 2017. Saunders is better known for his short stories, reporting and occasional essays.
Ghayath Almadhoun born 19 July 1979 is a Palestinian / Syrian / Swedish poet.
Lina Wolff is a Swedish novelist and short story writer.
Rudolf Värnlund was a Swedish novelist, short story writer and playwright. Värnlund had his biggest success as a playwright with his play Den heliga familjen (1932).
Christina Erikson, née Granbom, is a Swedish crime-author. She is also an surgery-nurse and she has a degree in media and communication science.
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