Erika Stark made her public debut as a storyteller when she was ten years old on a show for Swedish television. Attending music school from the age of nine to 18 she could develop what she enjoyed most, making shows and writing plays.
After college studies in literature, art and arts management Erika has spent her working life in the film industry, mainly as a script doctor and script editor. She has written a prize winning short together with Levan Akin and produced two critically acclaimed feature films that made it to the Venice and Tribeca film festivals.
Erika Stark is now committed to writing full time. 2016 she contributed to the pod success Voices of the Dead with Sara B. Elfgren for Swedish Radio. As of autumn 2017 she is releasing a drama series for Swedish Radio, where she is the main writer and show runner.
Erika has worked in different media and across a variety of genres, but has a special interest in supernatural and speculative fiction. She has a deep interest in the human condition and loves to play on the darkly funny in it all.
2008 – The Last things (De sista sakerna), writer (with Levan Akin)
2018 – Himmelsberg, script, thriller pod, Swedish Radio
2018 – The Tunnels, (Tunnlarna) script developer, psychological thriller, Swedish Radio
2016 – Voices of the Dead (De dödas röster) episode writer, thriller pod, Swedish Radio