Börge Hellström, born 1957, a famous debater on the Swedish correctional system.
Hellström is an ex-con and one of the founders of Kriminellas Revansch i Samhället (KRIS), an organisation fighting to prevent crime.
Roslund / Hellström is a Swedish crime writing duo composed of journalist Anders Roslund, born 1961, and Börge Hellström.The duo made their debut with the crime novel Odjuret (English translation: The Beast) in 2004. A recurring theme in their novels is the question of who is the real victim and who the criminal when a crime has been committed.
Their works have been translated into other Nordic languages, German, English, Russian and Turkish.
Prizes, awards and recognition
Glasnyckeln (The Glass Key Award) in 2005 for Odjuret
Nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel in 2005 by Svenska Deckarakademin for Box 21
Stockholm City Newspaper's Book of the Year in 2005 for Box 21
Guldpocket (Gold Pocket) for The Year's Most Sold Swedish Crime Novel (more than 50 000 copies sold) in 2005 for Odjuret
Nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel in 2006 by Svenska Deckarakademin for Edward Finnigans upprättelse
Platinapocket (The Platinum Pocket) for The Year's Most Sold Swedish Crime Novel (more than 100 000 copies sold) in 2006 for Box 21
Nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel in 2007 by Svenska Deckarakademin for Flickan under gatan
Recognized on the New York Times list of Notable Crime Fiction for 2009
Three Seconds Best Swedish Crime Novel Award in 2009