Hi! I am Therese Bohman, 33, living in Stockholm. I work as an editor at the monthly magazine Axess, and I am also an art critic for the newspaper Expressen, and a freelance writer on art, literature and fashion.
Two years ago, my debut novel Drowned was released in Sweden. Since then, it has been published in France, Germany, Holland, Australia, New Zeeland and the US. It was actually recommended on Oprah Winfrey's book club, which still feels a bit unreal.
I am working on novel no 2, but it seems to be taking me a while. (The first one took me about eight years. But holding that pace, I am still faster than Donna Tartt.) I grew up in Kolmården, a small village about 150 km south of Stockholm, mostly famous for its zoo, where they have lots of exotic animals walking around in the pine forest. I went to the zoo all the time when I was a child, and I am still very fond of animals.
Nowadays, however, I also like them dead and taxidermied, hanging on my walls. I am interested in art and literature, in fashion and flowers and all things beautiful. I collect images of beautiful things on my Pinterest (Warning! Contains nudity!) Normally, I tweet as @theresebohman.