Tom Malmquist

in Huddinge, Sweden
March 23, 1978


Tom Malmquist (born 1978) is a Swedish poet and writer, and formerly an ice hockey player.
Malmquist released his first book of poetry, Sudden Death, in 2007. The book was praised by critics as the first sports-oriented book of poetry in Sweden. The book reflects on Malmquist's youth as a hockey player.
His second book of poetry, Fadersmjölken, was released in 2009, and was described by critics as "amazingly beautiful." Fadersmjölken was, at the time, the second most reviewed book by Swedish media next to The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates 1973–1982.

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I varje ögonblick är vi for...

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All den luft som omger oss

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Al den luft, der omgiver os

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Sudden death

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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2009
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“Obviously you don’t have to answer this, but did you doubt your faith when it happened? I ask. The way I usually put it is, prayer is doubt, why else would anyone pray?”
Tom Malmquist, In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

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