Barndomen var som en idisslande ko

Jörn's library, Skellefteå

Maj Degerstedt grew up in Avaliden outside Norsjö and after a life as a bank clerk, farmer and foster parent has retired to a life as a writer and pensioner. In 2013, she won first prize in the short novel competition Liv i Västerbotten. May is also a previous winner of the scholarship Berättarkraft.

With the book "Childhood was like a ruminant cow", she wants to honor all the women who lacked great titles but performed great deeds in silence.

Free entrance.

Organizer: Skellefteå municipality /Jörn's library

Part of the Storytelling Festival.

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Free entrance