Friday, May 13, 2016

Stridsberg elected to the Academy – hailed in the literature world – Sydsvenskan

The author and playwright Sara Stridsberg has been elected as a member of the Swedish Academy. In the literary world celebrated her entrance, but for her personally, the decision to say yes is not entirely clear.

Sara Stridsberg appointed as member of the Academy’s ceremonial meeting on December 20 this year. Photo: Daniella Backlund / SvD / TT

– It’s a little messy right now. I’m in Helsinki to promote my book “Beckomberga” to be launched in Finland. The phone has rung constantly. I am very grateful and happy, but will not do any more interviews, said Sara Stridsberg when Sydsvenskan reach her Friday morning.


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