Elin Olofsson is a writer and journalist from Östersund, Sweden. She made her debut in 2013 with the critically acclaimed novel And Then I Think of Sigrid and has written four novels to date. Her latest novel Crooked Paths was published to great critical praise in September, 2017.

Elin Olofsson was born in 1979 in Östersund, Sweden. She works as a journalist and writes a column for local newspaper Östersunds-Posten. She has also worked as a host for a local radio station.

In 2013 her debut novel And Then I Think of Sigrid (Då tänker jag på Sigrid) was published. It was followed by To the Girls in the Lake (Till flickorna i sjön, 2014) and A Melody for Walking (Gånglåt, 2016). Her latest novel, Crooked Paths (Krokas), was published by Wahlström & Widstrand in September 2017 to great critical praise.

She is known for portraying the lives and history of strong women in the periphery, and shed light on people that aren’t typically at the center of fiction.

Olofsson lives and writes in Offerdal, Sweden.

Photo by Anna Rex

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Elin Olofsson was born in 1979 in Östersund, Sweden. She works as a journalist and writes a column for local newspaper Östersunds-Posten. She has also worked as a host for a local radio station.

In 2013 her debut novel And Then I Think of Sigrid (Då tänker jag på Sigrid) was published. It was followed by To the Girls in the Lake (Till flickorna i sjön, 2014) and A Melody for Walking (Gånglåt, 2016). Her latest novel, Crooked Paths (Krokas), was published by Wahlström & Widstrand in September 2017 to great critical praise.

She is known for portraying the lives and history of strong women in the periphery, and shed light on people that aren’t typically at the center of fiction.

Olofsson lives and writes in Offerdal, Sweden.

  • Photo by Anna Rex

  • Photo by Anna Rex

  • Photo by Anna Rex