Kjell Westö

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Kjell Westö
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Kjell Westö
Born Kjell Westö
(1961-08-06) 6 August 1961 (age 53)
Helsinki, Finland
Pen name Anders Hed
Language Swedish
Nationality Finnish
Period 1986–
Notable works Där vi en gång gått
Mirage 38

Kjell Westö (born August 6, 1961 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish author and journalist. Westö writes in Swedish.

In 2006, Westö won the Finlandia Prize for his novel Där vi en gång gått. He has been long-listed for the 2007 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize (2014) for Hägring 38.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Tango orange (1986)
  • Epitaf över Mr. Nacht (1988)
  • Avig-Bön (1989; under the pseudonym Anders Hed)
  • Utslag och andra noveller (1989)
  • Fallet Bruus. Tre berättelser (1992)
  • Drakarna över Helsingfors (1996)
  • Metropol (1998; with Kristoffer Albrecht)
  • Vådan av att vara Skrake (2000)
  • Lang (2002)
  • Lugna favoriter (2004)
  • Där vi en gång gått (lit. Where We Once Went, novel, 2006)
  • Gå inte ensam ut i natten (2009)
  • Sprickor : valda texter 1986-2011 (2011)
  • Mirage 38 (Swedish: Hägring 38, novel, 2013)

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