Blomqvist, Lars Erik

Fil. lic in Slavic languages (Russian literature) at Stockholm University in 1967, lecturer in the Department of East European Studies at Uppsala University 1975-1996 (University Teaching Excellence Award 1990), now emeritus.
As a writer and translator from Russian to Swedish he received several literary awards: De Nio Award 1994, Swedish Academy Award 1995 as well as the Elsa Thulin Translation Award 1996.