Ingrid Maria Nyström

1917 - 1999


Fanny Carita Kristina Nyström was born in Vasa, graduated from university, married to the author Erik Ågren, and had one child. Together with Birgitta Boucht, she introduced feminism to Finland-Swedish literature with her work Denna värld är vår. Handbok i systerskap, 1975. She also co-wrote the epistolary book Postfeminism, 1991.

Her writing includes the poetry collections Ur moderlivet. Dikter om havandeskap och samhälle, 1978, Huset i rymden, 1984, about nature and the life of women; an autobiographical novel about a child evacuee in Sweden, Den förvandlade gatan, 1991; and Återväxt, 1982, a collection of articles, essays, and poems on women’s issues and ecology. She also works in adult education and radio.