Åsa Ågren is a literary consultant and writer. After leaving her home country Sweden she finally settled down in southern Germany with her two kids and three cats. Her first young adult novel, “Nordland”  written in Swedish (Mörkersdottir, 2013) will also be published in German soon. For aspiring writers, she offers services to refine manuscript before submissions and overcome writer’s block.

In this podcast we discuss the short story Sebastian and the Troll, by Swedish author Frederik Backman (the author launched into fame with his novel A Man Called Ove).


Topics include trolls, mythology, depression and suicide.

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