Linda Boström Knausgård

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Linda Boström Knausgård (born 15 October 1972 in Boo, Sweden) is a Swedish author and poet. She debuted in 1998 with the poetry collection Gör mig behaglig för såret. Her critical breakthrough came in 2011 with the short-story collection Grand Mal. Her first novel, Helioskatastrofen, was released in 2013.[1][2]

Literary career[edit]

Boström Knausgård debuted in 1998 with the poetry collection Gör mig behaglig för såret.[1][2] Her breakthrough came in 2011 with the short-story collection Grand Mal which consists of twenty short, intense and tight prose texts in a dark mode.[1] Boström Knausgård suffers from a bipolar disorder. Her disorder was the subject of a radio documentary, titled Jag skulle kunna vara USA:s president, which she produced for Sveriges Radio in 2005.[1] In 2013, her third book, the novel Helioskatastrofen, was released. Since January 2013 she has been writing chronicles for the regional newspaper Ystads Allehanda.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Boström Knausgård was married to the Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgård until November 2016. They lived in the Österlen-region in southeastern Sweden and have four children.[1] Linda Boström Knausgård is the daughter of actress Ingrid Boström.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1998: Gör mig behaglig för såret
  • 2011: Grand Mal
  • 2013: Helioskatastrofen
  • 2016: Välkommen til Amerika

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Maria Schottenius (September 5, 2011). "Hennes kamp är explosiv". Dagens Nyheter. Archived from the original on May 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Johansson, Arne (August 17, 1998). "Naket, säkert och utan åthävor". Aftonbladet. 
  3. ^ a b Johannesson, Sune (January 15, 2013). "Skrivandets dröm lever i Glemmingebro". Ystads Allehanda.