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Ann-Helen Laestadius. Foto: Stefan Tell

Kiruna-born Ann-Helén Laestadius (b. 1971) is a journalist and author. Her latest YA novel, Ten Past One, was awarded 2016 August Prize and is her fifth novel to be published by Rabén & Sjögren. Laestadius currently lives in Stockholm.


AWARDS

2016 August Prize

2016 Short listed for Norrlands Literary Award


SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter: @Ann-Helén Laestadius

Facebook: facebook.com/Ann-Helén Laestadius

 

AGENT

Jessica Bab Bonde

jessica@hedlundagency.se

Phone: +46 709 30 62 50


Published books

10overett
April 2016

IN THE NEWS

Ann-Helén Laestadius Shortlisted for Norrlands Literary Award 2016

10 February 2017

Ann-Helén Laestadius (Ten Past One) is shortlisted for Norrlands Literary Award 2016.

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August Prize 2016 to Ann-Helén Laestadius for Ten Past One!

10 November 2016

August Prize 2016 to Ann-Helén Laestadius and her Ten Past One. "It is about the collective grief of a changing community, about civil society and local politics, and about love and friendship. In energetic prose, Laestadius intertwines place, politics and psychology”, read the motivation of the jury. Ten Past One is set in the town of Kiruna in the very north  of Sweden, and Ann-Helén Laestadius received the prize, dressed in...

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Ullstein pre-empts BLOOD BOUND by Augustin Erba!

10 October 2016

Augustin Erba's very fine novel Blood Bound (Blodsbunden) was last Thursday pre-empted by German publishing house Ullstein. Editor Heide Kloth claimed: "I am completely in love with this novel and I think this is a book that will easily translate to German readers. It is both heart-breaking and still funny at times. I think all of the characters are incredibly well-drawn. Especially the part where we get to know Amadeus as a...

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