2020 Programmes

Steve Sem-Sandberg

Steve Sem-Sandberg
Photo by Caroline Andersson


Lauded by Hilary Mantel, Steve Sem-Sandberg’s novels The Emperor of Lies and The Chosen Ones have won him the Prix Médicis Étranger, the Doublog Prize and the prestigious August Prize (Sweden’s Booker). A novelist, journalist, non-fiction writer and translator, his work explores dark chapters in Europe’s WWII history.

Supported by the Swedish Arts Council.