Axelsson, Majgull

Swedish journalist and writer Majgull Axelsson is known for her best-selling books. She has focused on revealing the truth about social injustices and has written documentary novels regarding child labor, street kids, and sex tourism. Her most famous novel April Witch, about a survivor who was locked up in an asylum as a child and addresses complex issues between women, won her the August Literary Prize in 1997. She also received the Moa Martinsson Prize and Jorgen Eriksson's Prize, with over 400,000 hardcover copies sold. Her books have been translated into over 20 languages.

Return to Notable Journalists.