Hanna Nordenhök (b. 1977) lives in Stockholm and works as a literary and stage critic. After two acclaimed poetry collections, she made her fictional debut in 2011. The Aspens is her third novel and her most accomplished to date.
Nordenhök has been awarded several major literary honours including prizes from the Swedish Academy and The Nine Society (Samfundet de Nio), as well as Göteborgs-Posten's Literary Award in 2013.