Karin Erlandson (b. 1978) is a Finnish author writing in Swedish. She has published fou novels: the Nordic Council Literary Prize nominee Mink Farm (2014), The Misdeed (2016), Enclosed (2018) and Home (2021). She has also written a four-part series of children’s novels called Song of the Eye Gemstone. The first novel of the four, Pearl Fisher (2017) received the Runeberg Junior Prize and was nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, similarly to the fourth novel Victor (2019) and Erlandsson’s stand-alone middle-grade adventure Night Express (2020), illustrated by Peter Bergting. In addition, she has published works of nonfiction.
Here you can find a short interview with the author.
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