Writers » Elisabeth Hjorth

Elisabeth Hjorth was born in Ramkvilla in Småland, but now lives in Uppsala. She is active as a literary critic and teaches at the Biskops-Arnös writers’ program, whilst also researching a doctoral thesis on literature and resistance. She has contributed to a number of journals, such as ‘Ord & Bild’ and ‘Bang’.

In the spring of 2008 she debuted with ‘Kärnfamiljen’ (The Nuclear Family), a collection of poetry; and her first novel, the critically acclaimed ‘Hängivelsen’ (Ravishment), was published in 2011.