Ekström & Garay Rights is a literary agency that represents our authors abroad. We work worldwide with all genres – our focus is the quality and distinctiveness of the manuscript. The agency has extensive expertise in writing, journalism, international markets, and arts.
Some things change, but some don’t. We are innovative thinkers with traditional values – we have our authors’ best interests at heart. We work with our authors in a personal and engaged manner and we understand what true pencraft is all about.
Zhiduan Jiang (Ariel)
Alexandra has a master’s degree in international relations from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. After a decade abroad, studying and working in PR/marketing, as well as in the publishing industry, she has returned to Sweden to pursue a career in the creative field. Her passion is literature, languages and art. Alexandra’s strengths are her negotiation skills and intercultural communication. A language-enthusiast, she is an avid reader and appreciates a nuanced writing style.
Ariel is a media-minded person. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Nanjing University in China and a master’s degree in Media and Communication Studies from Lund University. She has previously worked as a journalist, editor, and radio host. After working at “The Bund”, one of China’s most famous magazines, she continues writing as a freelancer during her spare time. She is of the belief that you can always find truth and happiness within literature. Ariel works predominantly with the Chinese market.
Kerstin och Johan Höfler
Kerstin Höfler is an author and a chief physician in the field of child psychiatry. Kerstin has a PhD in medicine, and a bachelor’s degree in economics. She has been employed as an executive manager at one of Sweden’s largest authorities before retraining to be a doctor.
Johan Höfler is an author and criminal police officer. He has a master’s degree in social work. In the police force, he is specially trained to interrogate children. He has worked as an executive manager in the Swedish state authorities and in healthcare.
Born in Stockholm in 1944, ordained to the office of priest for the Church of Sweden in 1967. Lars has conducted studies in religious psychology at Uppsala University and art history at Stockholm University. Among his published writings is a biography of Berit Wallenberg (2003). He is currently working on a study about Carl Gustaf Plagemann 1805-1868, the Swedish pharmacist who became an artist.
Helena Sigander lives in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a M.Sc. in literature and has a degree in theatre studies/directing and was awarded the Gaudeamus’ short story prize in 1991. She has lived in the US as well as France and has written more than twenty-five acclaimed works: novels, short stories, drama and detective stories. She first wrote Helga Gregorius as a stage play, then as a radio theater before the story about Helga was published in book format in Swedish and Kurdish.
For more information go to www.sigander.com.
Please write a formal covering letter where you introduce your book. Pitch your book in your email to us – explain what makes it interesting and unique.
Include information about yourself, your authorship, your education, and your work experience.
Attach a one-page synopsis about the book, as well as the entire manuscript.