Ulla-Lena Lundberg (b. 1947) is an acclaimed Finland-Swedish author who has published more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction.
Lundberg has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including Finland’s State Literary Prize in 1971, 1982 and 1992, the Swedish Academy’s Finland Prize in 1990, the Finlandia Prize for her novel Ice in 2012 and the Runeberg Prize in 1998. She has been shortlisted for the Nordic Council’s Literature Prize three times and the Finlandia Prize four times.
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