Biography

Sara B. Elfgren. B is for Bergmark.
Born in 1980 in Stockholm.

Writer with a degree in Cinema studies from Stockholm University.

Represented by Grand Agency. Contact: lena@grandagency.se

Awards

Norra Latin: Nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, 2018.
Norra Latin: Winner of the Swedish Audio Book Award, Best YA of the year, 2018.
De dödas röster: Nominated for Prix Europa, 2016.
The Circle (novel): Nominated for the August prize
etc.

More at Upcoming.

The dates refer to first publications, international editions may have been published at later dates.

2019

Oscar Liljas försvinnande (The Disappearance of Oscar Lilja)
Stage play
First performance Hipp, Malmö City Theatre, 9/3 2019
Director: Sara Cronberg
Actors: Ana Stanišić, Alexander Abdallah, Lilja Fredrikson, Philip Lithner

Jag är inte sjuk! (I’m Not Sick)
Children’s book
Illustrated by Maria Fröhlich
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

Vi finns kvar (We’re Still Here)
Short film screenplay
Director: Alexander Rönnberg
World premiere at Gothenburg International Film Festival
Silvio Entertainment

2017

Norra Latin
Novel
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren. 

Vei - v0l 1
Graphic novel, part one of two
Co-creator: artist Karl Johnsson
Publisher: Kartago Förlag

2016

First Like 
Short film screenplay
Director: Alexander Rönnberg
Won Best Foreign Short: Fantafilm, Italien
Nominated for 1 km film at Stockholms International Film Festival
In competition at Screamfest, L.A, etc
Produced by: Silvio Entertainment

Nu leker vi! (Let’s Play!)
Children’s book
Illustrated by Maria Fröhlich
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

De dödas röster (Voices of the Dead)
Fiction podcast for P3 Serie/Sveriges Radio Drama
Creator, showrunner and writer
Director: Mattias J. Skoglund
Other episode writers: Judith Kiros, Mattias J. Skoglund, Erika Stark och Gustav Tegby
Produced by: Sveriges Radio Drama/P3

2015

Just nu har vi varandra (Time for Each Other)
Children’s book
Illustrated by Maria Fröhlich
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

Cirkeln (The Circle)
Screenplay
Co-writer: Levan Akin
Director: Levan Akin
World premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival
Produced by: RMV Film

2013

Nyckeln (The Key)
Novel, part three of the Engelsfors trilogy
Co-writer: Mats Strandberg
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

Berättelser från Engelsfors (Tales from Engelsfors)
A graphic short stories collection about the characters from the Engelsfors trilogy
Co-writer: Mats Strandberg
Artists: Kim W. Andersson, Karl Johnsson och Lina Neidestam
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

2012

Flicka försvinner (In the Still of the Night)
Short film screenplay
Director: Alexander Rönnberg
World premiere at St Louis International Film Festival
Produced by Impasse Films

Eld (Fire)
Novel, part two of the Engelsfors trilogy
Co-writer: Mats Strandberg
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

Orangeriet 
Short film screenplay
Director: Lovisa Inserra
World premiere at Gothenburg International Film Festival
Produced by Red Sister and Impasse Films

2011

Cirkeln (The Circle)
Novel, part one of the Engelsfors trilogy
Co-writer: Mats Strandberg
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren

Sara B. Elfgren has worked as a script doctor and script editor for several large production companies and SVT.

Miscellaneous

"Love Hurts no: 24: Blood is Thicker than Water"
Graphic short story, artist by: Kim W. Andersson.
The Complete Love Hurts.
Published by Dark Horse Comics, 2015.

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