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Linda Boström Knausgård

October 19, Copley Square
Linda Boström Knausgård is a Swedish author and poet, as well as a producer of documentaries for national radio. Her first novel, The Helios Disaster, was awarded the Mare Kandre Prize and shortlisted for the Swedish Radio Novel Award 2014. Welcome to America, her second novel, was nominated for the prestigious Swedish August Prize and the Svenska Dagbladet Literary Prize. Publishers Weekly praised Welcome to America, newly translated into English, as “moving” and called her “an impressive writer.”