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

Vei - book 2
Graphic novel, the final part in the saga of Vei.
Co-creator: Karl Johnsson

Bortbytingen (The Changeling)
Stage play, based on short story by Selma Lagerlöf
First performance 6 April 2019 at the National Swedish Theatre
Director: Tobias Theorell
Actors: Rasmus Luthander, Mia Benson, Maia Hansson Bergqvist, Omid Khansari, Marall Nasiri, Razmus Nyström, Maria Salomaa, Andreas Rothlin Svensson

Ghost Giant
PlayStation VR-game
Written by Sara B. Elfgren
Zoink Games, PlayStation

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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