Karin Erlandson (b. 1978) is a Finnish author writing in Swedish, who has previously published a four-part series of children’s novels called Song of the Eye Gemstone. The first novel of four, Pearl Fisher (2017) received the Runeberg Junior Prize and was nominated for the The Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, similarly to the fourth novel Victor (2019). Erlandsson has also published three other novels, the first of which, Mink Farm (2014) received a nomination for The Nordic Council Literature Prize.
Here you can find a short interview with the author from our series, which will give you an even better picture of her work.
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