Marika is the acclaimed author of eight novels, including Guppies For Tea, which was picked as the first WH Smith’s Fresh Talent promotion and was serialized on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, as well as being made into a film starring Inge Meysel, titled Frozen Music. Marika is also the author of Drowning Rose, a Guardian Reader’s Book of the Year.
Marika was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, into a family of readers and writers. Her novels are based all over the world. Her latest book, on Hampstead Heath, is a dark and witty exploration of ‘fake news’ set in West London.