Kristina Sigunsdotter is a Swedish author, artist and playwright with a B.A. in ethnology, English and journalism. She debuted with the poetry book Sjöpojken 2011, followed by the critically acclaimed novel Rovfåglar etc. In 2017 her first children's book Min krokodil tror att den är en racerbil was published by Bonnier Carlsen. Sigunsdotter is honoured for her language and her ability to portray young women in social disadvantage. She is the winner of the August prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Sweden. Her plays has been performed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre and Stockholm City Theatre. As a songwriter she has collaborated with artists such as Nicolai Dunger, Dreaming Of Islands and Georg Riedel. She is the founder of The Poetry Factory, a poetry workshop for children.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Nattpojken, Bonnier Carlsen, illustrator Sara Gimbergsson (winter 2020)

Landet som icke är, Förlaget, illustrator Clara Dackenberg (fall 2020)
Nominated for the Runeberg Junior-prize 2021.

Humlan Hanssons hemligheter, Natur och kultur, illustrator Ester Eriksson (2020)
Winner of the August prize 2020.

Kryptosapiens - Ett omänskligt äventyr, Svensk Sci Fi, illustrator Johan Jergner (2019)

JAZZOO 2, cooperation with Oddjob, illustrator Ben Javens (2018)

Hundgården, novel, Skröna förlag (2017)

Min krokodil tror att den är en racerbil, Bonnier Carlsen, illustrator Sara Gimbergsson (2017)

Rovfåglar osv. novel, Rymden förlag (2014)

Sjöpojken, poetry, Tusculum förlag (2011)


2021

31.3
SKRIVCAFÈ
Skrivkurs: Skriva för barn

2020

6.12
Topelius sagor och Landet som icke är
Talk with Hanna Kurtén and Wivan Nygård-Fagerudd
Bokström

1.12
Nattpojken
Children's book, Bonnier Carlsen

23.11
AUGUSTGALAN

12.11 18.00 Swedish time
Edith Södergran för en ny generation
Talk with Monika Fagerholm about Landet som icke är
Vasa LittFest

11.11
August nominee tour
Kristina Sigunsdotter, Emma Virke and Lydia Sandgren
Mölndal

20.09
Landet som icke är
Picture book, Förlaget

19.09 - 10.01 2021
Text in Signe Johannesens art movie "Mr. Deer" at her single exhibition "Trofé",
Ystad Konsthall

20.05.08
Humlan Hanssons hemligheter
Children's chapter book, Natur och kultur

2019

19.10.31
Kryptosapiens - Ett omänskligt äventyr
Children's fantasy book, Svensk Sci Fi

19.10.02
ORAKLET
Text in performance with Oda Brakke on lake Frösjön

2018

18.11.01
JAZZOO 2
Children's/jazz book, Oddjob

18.05.05
Hundgården Soundtrack
Release party of Hundgården's soundtrack "Sjung med flugorna" at Atelje Lönngatan. Listen on Spotify.

2017

17.12.11
Hundgården
Horror novel (The Dog Yard), Skröna

Min krokodil tror att den är en racerbil
Children's book, Bonnier Carlsen

RITUALERNA
Poetry reading with Sigrun Bragadottir

2016

-- MATERNITY LEAVE --

ANONYMOUSE
Crashed the NOIX DE VIE-party

ORDKONST
Text - Satansverserna

PERIOD ZINE
Text - Watch Out For Moonlight (and other maternity advice)

DOCKHAVERI
Text - Sprickljus, in the anthology Dock-ument

KASTRATET
Poetry - Kamikaze

2015

25 December
DAVID STENBECKS FÖRLAG
Release of e-book - Rovfåglar osv.

1 December
PERIODZINE
Short story - Ines' skin

30 May
ETT LYSANDE NAMN
Short story - Louisiana

2014

5 September
ROVFÅGLAR OSV.
Release party at Galleri Vasli Souza, Gustav Adolfs torg 10 B, Malmö.

12 September
ROVFÅGLAR OSV.
Release party at Showroom 57, Upplandsgatan 57, Stockholm

11 January
SPINNEREI
CHROMOPHOBIA, art video at the Spinnerei Winterrundgang, Leipzig

2013

7 December
SPINNEREI
PHOBOPHOBIA, exhibition with Australian artist David Ralph at Halle 14, Leipzig

7 November
SPINNEREI
Remaking German Culture, performance at Halle 18, Leipzig

25 August
GLUPSK
FRUKOSTKLUBBEN (The Breakfast Club), workshop: make art out of your breakfast!

1-23 June
NOT QUITE GALLERY
Vill du veta en hemlighet (Do You want to know a secret?), exhibition with Karl Hallberg

8 June
ART IN THE GREEN BOX
BLACK SEA DIARY, permanent sculpture, Skottvångs grufva

RIKSTEATERN
Flickorna (The Girls), short horror film script in the Riksteatern anthology NY TEXT! vol. 6

ANIMAE
ANIMAE #1, fanzine

2012

20 November
Södra Teatern
WOW BOB WOW: Twin Peaks group art exhibition

SKEPPET
Skådespelerskans lägenhet (The Actress' Apartment), text/trip

ART LAB
Benknäckaren, text in Fält #1

22 September
LOGIK, Västerås
Black Sea Diary, photography and poetry-installation at LOGIK 12:2

4 August - 26 August
Skottvångs Grufva, Sörmlandsleden, etapp 15 & Studio 44, Stockholm
Black Sea Diary, photography and poetry-installation & permanent sculpture at ART IN THE GREEN BOX, Studio 44.

2011

15-16 October 2 shows each day 13.00 and 15.00
Stockholms stadsteater, Barnpoesifestivalen
Scriptwriter: Systrarna Stormhatt & Det Stora Fågeläventyret

23 September 14.00
Bok & Bibliotek Göteborg Book Fair, Rum för poesi
Sjöpojken - Reading

19 August 17.00 - 17.30
Malmöfestivalen, Hamrelius, Södergatan
Sjöpojken - Reading

23 April - 8 May
Konsthall C, Stockholm
Unfinished analogies is a paper tape exhibition and Centrifug project curated by Jacquelyn Davis of Valeveil: a Stockholm-based curatorial node. Kristina Sigunsdotter is participating with the poetry installation Kalkflickan (The Lime Girl).

21 January - 20 February
Formverk, Eskilstuna
Exhibition with Samir Al-Nehlaoui - Den romantiska revolutionen & Drömgeneratorn

11 April 18.00
Stadsbibliotekets Bokbazar Poesi
Release of Sjöpojken and reading with cellist Cecilia Radkiewicz

13 April 19.00
Högkvarteret Stockholm
Release party and reading with cellist Cecilia Radkiewicz + guest artists Ola Joyce and Anna Wallander + the artists Olle Forsslöf, Patrick Ryan Crotty and Elliot Alfredius will make Sjöpojken-tattoos!
The party is sponsored by Matton.

18 April 18.00
Sturebiblioteket Stockholm
Sjöpojken - reading with cellist Cecilia Radkiewicz

19 April 19.00
Västerås Stadsbibliotek
Sjöpojken - reading with cellist Cecilia Radkiewicz

2010

Kvarteret, Bergen, Norway
Reading + Sound, poetry and photo-exhibition - Lovesongs

Göteborg Book Fair, Rum för poesi
Reading with poet David Uppgren - Elementen

Pluto, Stockholm
Reading with poet Isabel Nylund - Lifterskan & Orkanen (Hitchhiker & Hurricane)

Klubb Soaré Lorca, Stockholm
Reading with poet Isabel Nylund - Lifterskan & Orkanen (Hitchhiker & Hurricane)

Gnesta Konsthall, Gnesta
Reading with poet Isabel Nylund - Lifterskan & Orkanen (Hitchhiker & Hurricane)

Tellus, Chimos vänkväll, Stockholm
Reading - Sjöpojken

2009

Martin van Blerck contemporary art-gallery, Antwerpen, Belgium
Sound, poetry and photo-exhibition - Lovesongs

Gallery Box, Göteborg
Group exhibition - KÅT A4

Hägerstens Botaniska Trädgård, Stockholm
Reading

Future Home, Stockholm
Reading with poet Isabel Nylund and cellist Cecilia Radkiewicz - Lifterskan & Orkanen (Hitchhiker & Hurricane)