Eva Ström

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Eva Ström.

Eva Ström (born 1947 in Lidingö, Stockholm County) is a Swedish lyricist, novelist, biographer and literary critic. She made her literary debut in 1977 with the poetry collection Den brinnande zeppelinaren. Ström trained as a physician and worked in the medical profession 1974-1988 before becoming a full-time author.

She was awarded the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 2003 for the poetry collection Revbensstäderna ("The Rib Cities").[1] In January 2010, she was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.[2]

She is the mother of Karin Ström.

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