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Our authors

Helena Gustavsson
Helena Gustavsson is a Swedish journalist based in New York. She reports mainly for Swedish media on politics, social issues, and arts & culture. Helena has covered two presidential elections and profiled a number of US based authors; Salman Rushdie, Siri Hustvedt and Colson Whitehead to name a few. She has written several pieces on how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted America and has also interviewed “Sweden’s Dr. Fauci”, Anders Tegnell. Outside of work she is an American National Champion in team handball.


Charlie Bennet

Charlie Bennet was born in Sweden, but has lived the last decade in Manhattan. He is a still life and lifestyle photographer working with editorial and advertising clients such as The New York Times, Nike and Wallpaper. Charlie has published five books prior to ON PAUSE with publishers such as Rizzoli and teNeues, and has exhibited both in the United States and Europe. Charlie loves to take walks with his dog "Winnie". Charlie is the founder of Winifred Publishing.

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