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Håkan Sandell

Author, Swedish
Håkan Sandell was born in 1962 in Malmö, Sweden, but has lived abroad much of his life, since 2000 in Oslo, Norway. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry, the most recent of which is 2013’s Ode till Demiurgen (Ode to the Demiurge). He has received a number of awards, including Kallebergerstipendiet from the Swedish Academy, the Essay Prize from the Organization of Swedish Cultural Journals, and a writer’s pension for life from the Writers Union and the Swedish government. Selections of his work have been published in Hungarian and German. (Photo credit: Dimitri Lurie)