Kerstin Ekman (born 1933) is a writer and a member of the Swedish Academy since 1978. She is one of the most popular Swedish writers and has won several awards since her debut in 1959. So far, she has published more than 30 novels and 5 of them have been cinematized.
Leif GW Persson is a criminologist and an expert commentator in Swedish newspapers and TV-programs, who holds a position as a professor at the Swedish National Police Board and writes crime novels.
Pija Lindenbaum is the author and illustrator that through her work gives a voice to a new generation of children. She is especially known for her ability to portrait the quiet, thoughtful and cautious child that doesn’t often get to be in the literary spotlight.
Camilla Läckberg is a Swedish crime writer and has sometimes been called ‘the Swedish Agatha Christie’. Since her debut in 2002 with “The Ice Princess”, she has published twelve books; crime novels, cookery books and a children’s book, and been translated into 33 languages.
Håkan Nesser is one of Sweden's most widely read and respected writers. His debut came in 1988 with the novel “Koreografen”. Nesser's breakthrough came in 1993 with the crime novel "The Mind's Eye".
Marianne Fredriksson was a Swedish journalist and writer. She worked in several well-reputed newspapers and magazines and was a successful journalist up to the time of her retirement, when she became a full-time writer.
Crime writer Mari Jungstedt has published ten books in her Gotland series starring Detective Superintendent Anders Knutas, and has been translated to more than fifteen languages.
Mons Kallentoft is an award winning writer who is mainly known for his series of crime novels starring Police Inspector Malin Fors. So far, the first book has been translated into more than fifteen languages.