Swedish writer, poet and playwright. She spend her childhood in Sweden and the USA. She studied philosophy, literature and anthropology. She was the president of the Swedish PEN Club. Author of the volumes: Änglar, dvärgar (1981), Ögon ur en dröm (1984), and the novels: Vindspejare (1987), Hundstjrna (1989), Fungi (1993) and En vinter i Stockholm (1997). Her Lord Nevermore (2000) was translated under the same title into Polish (2003).