Anna Takanen

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Category: Fiction

Anna Takanen

Anna Takanen (b. 1968) studied theatre before forging a career as an actor and theatrical director. In 2015, she wrote and directed Fosterlandet, a critically-acclaimed play about her family’s story and the fate of the war children, a sell-out in both Finland and Sweden. Her five-year tenure as arts and theatrical director at Stockholm’s Kulturhuset Stadsteater concluded in 2019 with her directorial production of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s De Obehöriga. SORROW’S ELEGY is her literary debut.

Books by Anna Takanen