Noirish weirdness – closer than you think
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2020 – Shortlisted for the Norrland Literature Prize
Gustav Tegby has fondness for everything that’s weird, darkly funny and noir-ish. As a storyteller he always finds new ways to explore the best and the worst of humanity through the lens of the supernatural.
Gustav Tegby has worked for several years as a screenwriter, dramaturg and playwright. His more than twenty plays have been performed in Sweden, Finland and the US and he has written several drama productions for Swedish Radio, among them the prestigious Christmas series A Winter Nightmare (Marvinter) in 2017. His plays have also been televised.
His short story When the Beast Whispers (När odjuret viskar) was warmly received when it was published in the anthology Skräck in 2017. Touched (Beröringen) is his debut novel and features his signature mix of thrills, wry humour and characters faced with impossible choices.
2019 – Touched (Beröringen), YA novel