Jenny Åkervall, born 1972, has worked as a journalist and speech writer for, among others, former Prime Minister Göran Persson. Beside her writing she’s also a reporter at Expressen, Göteborgs-Posten and Borås Tidning, where she’s currently a columnist.
In 2012, Åkervall made her debut with Jag tjänar inte/ I Will Not Serve, in 2015 followed up by the sequel På ditt samvete/ On your Concience, both novels featuring Anna Sager and Emre Oktan.
Jenny Åkervall was raised in Borås but has also lived and studied in London. Today she lives with her husband and three children outside Stockholm.