Sara Bergmark Elfgren

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Sara Bergmark Elfgren in 2012.

Sara Bergmark Elfgren (born 1980) is a Swedish writer and screenwriter. Her first novel, Cirkeln (The Circle), and the sequels Eld (Fire) and Nyckeln (The Key) (known collectively as the Engelsfors trilogy), were written together with Mats Strandberg and published in 2011 - 2013.[1] Cirkeln was an August Prize nominee in the youth literature category.[2] The books have been translated into 25 languages.[3]

In 2016, Bergmark Elfgren created and wrote the radio mockumentary thriller De dödas röster (Voices of the Dead) which received favourable reviews.[4][5][6] It was nominated to Prix Europa.[7]

Her novel Norra Latin was published in 2017.[8] It is a supernatural young adult novel set at the Norra Latin secondary school in Stockholm; in the novel, the school was never closed, and it houses a theatre programme where the story's main characters are students.[9]

Together with artist Karl Johnsson she created the graphic novel Vei - book 1, which was published in 2017, an epic fantasy story inspired by Norse Mythology.[10]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Cirkeln (2011) (with Mats Strandberg)
  • Eld (2012) (with Mats Strandberg)
  • Nyckeln (2013) (with Mats Strandberg)
  • Norra Latin (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sara Bergmark Elfgren". Rabén & Sjögren. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Nominerade till Augustpriset 2011". Dagens Nyheter. 17 October 2011. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.worldofengelsfors.com/the-trilogy/
  4. ^ "Radioteater: "De dödas röster"". Dagens Nyheter. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "En blivande radioklassiker". Skånska Dagbladet. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Veckans podtips: Kärlek och mord i De dödas röster". Göteborgs-Posten. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Åtta Sveriges Radio-produktioner nominerade till Prix Europa" (Press release). Sveriges Radio. 1 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Hedenmo, Fanny (18 October 2017). "Cirkeln-författare tillbaka med ny bok". svt.se. Sveriges Television. Retrieved 10 August 2018. 
  9. ^ Sundström, Ulla (30 October 2017). "Tonårsångest och teaterdrömmar". Göteborgs-Posten. Retrieved 10 August 2018. 
  10. ^ http://grandagency.se/authors/b_elfgren_johnsson/vei.htm

External links[edit]

Sara Bergmark Elfgren on IMDb