Lina Areklew was born in Stockholm in 1979 and grew up on the High Coast. Today she divides her time between a house northwest of Stockholm and a croft outside Örnsköldsvik. After a career as a project manager within telecommunications, she studied literature and now works as a freelance copy editor. Her debut novel is set in Stockholm and on the island Ulvön outside Örnsköldsvik.
Photograph by Stefan Tell.