Anders Sjöqvist has been a part of the book business since
birth, as his parents were booksellers on the west coast of Sweden.
He has been with Forum Publishing for almost 12 years as an
acquiring senior editor. His main focus is on non-fiction original
and translated books, but he also works with fiction, and has been
editor for a British crime list - Minotaur - for the last ten
Two years ago Forum Publishing turned 70. It was founded in 1944
by Adam Helms and has become one of the biggest publishing houses
in Sweden, and has been part of Bonnier from the start. Forum has a
rather commercial fiction and non-fiction list but during the last
15-20 years they have also published three Nobel Prize winners.
Today they publish around 65 books a year.