Lola Akinmade Åkerström

International bestselling author, keynote speaker, and award-winning travel photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström has photographed and dispatched from 80+ countries for various publications. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Travel Channel, Magazine, AFAR, Lonely Planet, and many more. She has collaborated with high profile commercial brands from Mercedes-Benz and Dove to Intrepid Travel and National Geographic Channel. She is a Hasselblad Heroine. Her book, Due North, received the Lowell Thomas Gold Award for Best Travel Book, and she is also the author of international bestselling "LAGOM: The Swedish Secret of Living Well" available in 18 foreign language editions. Her latest internationally-acclaimed novel, "In Every Mirror She's Black", was a Good Morning America (GMA) Buzz Pick, Amazon & Apple Editor's Pick, The Independent UK "Best Thought-provoking Story", was shortlisted for the Bad Form Review Book of the Year, and published as a lead hardcover around the world through 4 publishers (including German, 2023). Film/TV rights are represented by UTA. Her latest novel, EVERYTHING IS NOT ENOUGH, was published in Hardback by Head of Zeus on 26th October 2023.

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