About

majsan

Journalist – Author – Screenwriter

Majsan Boström is an award-winning journalist, a magazine writer, translator, author and screenwriter. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Bangkok Post, Café, Cinema, ICON Magasin, Omvärlden, Dagens Nyheter, Tidningen Vi, on National Public Radio and Radio Sweden.

In March 2014 her first book, “Extreme Training: från Fittja till Hollywood” was released. It chronicles the life of Dragomir “Gago” Mrsic, who turned his life around after being convicted of one of Sweden’s largest robberies, and became an Olympic trainer–and movie star. She has since published 3 more books (non-fiction) and is currently finishing up her first novel.

Majsan shares her time between her native Sweden and the USA after a 15-year stint living throughout the United States and working as a crime reporter. She holds a BA from The University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and a MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from UNCW. But academics aside….

“Crime pays…someone will commit them and I’ll collect on the stories.” –Majsan Boström.

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