Jens Liljestrand (1974) is a critically acclaimed journalist and writer who made his debut in 2003 with the reportage book Made in Pride. He has been a critic for the newspapers Sydsvenskan and Dagens Nyheter and was a long-serving editor of the culture section of Expressen.
His biography about Vilhelm Moberg, The Man in the Woods (Mannen i skogen, 2018), was a big bestseller and was nominated for the prestigious August Prize.
His latest novel, Even if Everything Ends, was published by Albert Bonniers Förlag in September, 2021, to great critical acclaim.
2018 – Nominated for the August Prize in the category Best Non Fiction for The Man in the Woods