was born in 1980 in northern Iraq , Kirkuk . He came to Sweden in 1983 with his family and grew up in Eskilstuna. As a 19 -year-old , he moved to Stockholm to live his dream as a film director . He is a multiple Swedish champion in taekwondo and train young people today in the same sport. Arkan Asaad also joined the Stockholm Film School to work as a scriptwriter and film director. Meanwhile he worked at the national radio with various show that aired in P3 and P1 .
His first novel , "Stjärnlösa Nätter" , was published in 2011.
Arkan Asaad received for his book receive Foundation teaspoon Orden's book prizes in 2011 on the grounds
" A strong testimony on collision between a father and son and between the West's belief in individuality and
the Middle East's strong family tradition. But also a story about a young man's dream to choose his wife for love
- a freedom dream that almost cost him his life . "
Other Awards, prizes and nominations
Won Teaspoon Ord Price 2011 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Nominated IRIS Large audio book Price 2012 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Won SR Novell Prize 2012 for "Married against their will".
Won Klaes de Vylder Scholarship 2012 for "Stjärnlösa Nätter".
Won Grant `s True Tales grant for "Stjärnlösa Nätter"
Today completes Arkan Asaad his second book , which is a collaboration with his father, and mother . A story that depicts his parents escape from Kirkuk during the war between Iran and Iraq. A gripping adventure that is about to be completed.
Arkan is a popular lecturer and held owe 520 lectures during 2,5 years.
In the spring of 2012 his production company recorded a DVD of a lecture performance at the Southern Theater in Stockholm , a material that , among other things, was used in schools nation wide and the police academy.
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