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Monika Fagerholm
Monika Fagerholm is one of the most renowned living authors in the Nordic countries, particularly acclaimed for her experimental, polyvocal prose. Debuting in 1987, Fagerholm had her breakthrough in 1994 with the novel Wonderful Women by the Sea, which was nominated for the Finlandia Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her novel The American Girl received the 2005 August Prize (Sweden’s biggest literary award) and was shortlisted for the Nordic Council Literature Prize (Scandinavia’s largest literary award) and the Runeberg Award. In 2020, her seventh book Who Killed Bambi? (2019) was awarded the Nordic Council Literature Prize and the Swedish Literature Society’s Tollander Prize, and Fagerholm was awarded the Lagerlöf Prize for her authorship. Several of her books have been adapted for cinema/TV. She lives in the countryside near the town Ekenäs on the Gulf of Finland.

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Who Killed Bambi?

Fiction

April 2023

Monika Fagerholm

TR. Bradley Harmon

Fiction

April 2023

LET’S START HERE. One morning, September 2014.               Gusten Grippe is walking down to the waterfront. Kallsjön, Villastan: it’s been a long time...

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Interview

March 2013

Interview with Billy Childish

José da Silva

Interview

March 2013

Buzzed in through the red metal door and down the stone steps into the bunker that is L-13. The...

Interview

December 2016

Interview with Caragh Thuring

Harry Thorne

Interview

December 2016

When I first visited Caragh Thuring in her east London studio, there was an old man lurking in the...

fiction

January 2015

Judge Sa’b

Uday Prakash

TR. Jason Grunebaum

fiction

January 2015

Nine years ago, after thirteen years of living in the Rohini neighbourhood of north Delhi, I moved, and came...

 

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