Linda Boström Knausgård
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.
Boström Knausgård debuted in 1998 with the poetry collection Gör mig behaglig för såret. 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. 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. In 2013, her third book, the novel Helioskatastrofen, was released. Since January 2013 she has been writing chronicles for the regional newspaper Ystads Allehanda.
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. Linda Boström Knausgård is the daughter of actress Ingrid Boström.
- 1998: Gör mig behaglig för såret
- 2011: Grand Mal
- 2013: Helioskatastrofen
- 2015: The Helios Disaster (in English translation by Rachel Willson-Broyles)
- 2016: Välkommen til Amerika
- Maria Schottenius (September 5, 2011). "Hennes kamp är explosiv". Dagens Nyheter. Archived from the original on May 27, 2013.
- Johansson, Arne (August 17, 1998). "Naket, säkert och utan åthävor". Aftonbladet.
- Johannesson, Sune (January 15, 2013). "Skrivandets dröm lever i Glemmingebro". Ystads Allehanda.