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.
20 April 2017
We are proud to welcome author and journalist Elisabeth Åsbrink to our agency and at the same time congratulate her to The Letterstedt Author prize (Letterstedska författarpriset) that she has been awarded by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for her book 1947. Where now begins.
Congratulations, Elisabeth! More to come…
12 April 2017
Entertainment Weekly: Where did you get the idea for The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye?
DAVID LAGERCRANTZ: You could say that it started with a question: Everybody knows that Lisbeth has a massive dragon tattooed on her back, but no one knows why. No explanation is to be found in the previous books to why she got that particular tattoo. I started to feel the need to answer that riddle because it broadens and deepens the mythology that surrounds Lisbeth. Click to read the full article
9 March 2017
Hedlund Literary Agency are proud to have accepted preempts from German publisher Rowohlt and Polish publisher Sonia Draga, in two-book deals for Anna Tell’s Four Days in Kabul. The book is the first entry in a new series about hostage negotiator and military instructor Amanda Lund. The launch title of the series follows what happens when two Swedish diplomats go missing from the embassy in Kabul. Swedish house Wahlström & Widstrand will publish the novel in June. Tell has spent over 20 years serving in the Swedish military and as a policewoman.
23 February 2017
David Lagercrantz’s second book in the Millennium-series, with the Swedish title ”The Man who Chased his Shadow”, is ready to be published. In this book the main character Lisbeth Salander is imprisoned in a harsh women’s jail when she gets new information about her past.
Read more here: David Lagercrantz in Dagens Nyheter
Serbian rights sold to Heliks Publishing House
Italian rights sold to Edizione E/O
Danish rights sold to Modtryk
Swedish rights sold to Wahlström & Widstrand
Swedish paperback rights sold to Modernista