Kira Josefsson is a writer and translator who usually works between Swedish and English. She's currently translating a Swedish novel about filial love and guilt, and the costs of belonging (and not) in the changed socioeconomic conditions of Europe. Her own writing, often about literature and identity, has appeared in Art in America, The Photobook Review, Indiewire, Arena, Arbetaren, Bon Magazine, and Maisonneuve Magazine, among others, and she's about to finish a large-scale fiction project about female desire and the male gaze. Born in Stockholm, she's lived in Helsinki, Paris, and Montréal. Today, her home is in Brooklyn, New York.