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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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Art

March 2011

Trafalgar Square Street Protests

Cosmo Hildyard

Joseph de Lacey

Art

March 2011

The following photographs were taken during the third day of student protests in London on 1 December 2010, a...

feature

July 2015

Talk Into My Bullet Hole

Rose McLaren

feature

July 2015

‘Someday people are going to read about you in a story or a poem. Will you describe yourself for...

fiction

June 2017

Ferocity

Nicola Lagioia

TR. Antony Shugaar

fiction

June 2017

A pale three-quarter moon lit up the state highway at two in the morning. The road connected the province...

 

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