Emelie Östergren, born in 1982, is an illustrator and author educated at the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. Her comics and illustrations have been published both in Sweden and abroad, among others in the American magazine The Believer. She is also known for her comic books Evil Dress and Duke and His Army – A Dream Revisited.
In 2014 Emelie made her debut as a children’s book author with Elefantstenen (“The Elephant Rock”), and in 2015 came Här är världen (“Here is the World”, Hippo Bokförlag), written by Ylva Karlsson and selected for the White Ravens. Emelie was among the 31 illustrators who represented Sweden at the Children’s Book Fair in Bologna in 2013.
Books by Emelie Östergren: