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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-Helen Laestadius Awarded The Nordic Literature Prize 2017

3 July 2017

Ann-Helen Laestadius  was awarded The Nordic Literature Prize 2017 for the novel Ten Past One. Ten Past One was also awarded The August Prize 2016. “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 then.

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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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