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Elisabeth Rynell

Author, Swedish
Elisabeth Rynell, born in Stockholm, is a poet and a novelist. Her works include the poetry volumes Night Conversations, Sorrow Winged Songs, Desert Wanderer, and the novels A Tale of Loka and Hohaj. To Mervas was a finalist for the August Strindberg Prize and is her first novel to appear in English. A master storyteller, she was granted an honorary doctorate in literature from the University of Umeå in 2012. (Photo credit: Archipeligo Books)