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Cina Friedner

Cina Friedner (b. 1982), raised in Jönköping but now a resident of Stockholm, is a translator and editor. She debuted as an author in 2019 with So Freaking Mean. Cina is one of the most topical writers out there with her books about relationships and conflicts in a fifth grade class.


“Author Cina Friedner deftly weaves the whole story together, and that’s what makes it well worth reading.”
– Kulturnytt i P4

“Debuting author Cina Friedner writes fluently and effortleslly about how quickly power can shift within a class.”
– Dagens Nyheter