John-Henri Holmberg is the Edgar Award-nominated co-author of the 2011 book The Tattooed Girl, about the Millennium novels and their author, Stieg Larsson, who was a personal friend. After taking a degree in literature and philosophy at the universities in Uppsala and Stockholm, he has worked as a writer, translator, anthologist, magazine and book editor, and publisher.
He has written books on science fiction, psychological thrillers, adult fantasy fiction and movies, and lectured on popular fiction, particularly crime and science fiction. For more than fifteen years he reviewed crime fiction for southern Sweden’s largest daily newspaper, which gained him the Jan Broberg Excellence in Criticism award as well as election to the Swedish Crime Fiction Academy. He is also an expert contributor on literature to both the Swedish National Encyclopedia and to the international online Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
The Swedish quarterly Nova Science Fiction, which he edited and published, won the 2009 Eurocon Award for best professional science fiction magazine in Europe. He is now a full-time writer, translator, and editor, living with his family on the southern coast of Sweden.