the short story project


Andrea Lundgren (1986) is a Swedish author and literary critic. She published three books so far, the latest, the collection “Nordic Fauna”, was published in 2018. Lundgren participated in 2012 in the Italian literature project Scritture Giovani to promote European young writing. In 2015 she was nominated for the Swedish Radio’s Novel Prize for the novel “Bedragaren”.

Sara Paborn was born 1972 in Sölvesborg, a small town in the south of Sweden. She wrote her first novel at 16, inspired by the atmosphere in Woody Allens movie Radio Days. She had then written poetry, short stories, first chapters of novels, and music reviews for local newspaper for many years. Sara was educated as a copywriter in the early nineties. She has since worked for different advertising agencies. After having given birth to her second child, she quit her job and sold her summerhouse to be able to write full-time. The work became her debut novel Släktfeber. The book was well received by the critics and a success among the public. Sara’s second novel, The Rooster and The Sea (Tuppen och havet), came out in 2011 and was very well received. She is currently writing her third novel.