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Athena Farrokhzad


Athena Farrokhzad

Athena Farrokhzad (1983, Sweden) lives in Stockholm. Her debut collection of poetry titled Vitsvit (White Blight) was published in 2013 and circles around the topics of language, desire and heritage within a context of revolution, war, migration and racism. It has been translated into many languages and staged several times as a play. Her second book, Trado, published in 2016, is a collaboration with the Romanian poet Svetalana Cârstean. Farrokhzad is also a literary critic, playright and teacher of creative writing. She has translated writers such at Marguerite Duras, Nicole Brossard, Jacqueline Woodson and Adrienne Rich to Swedish.

Pernilla Berglund


Pernilla Berglund

Pernilla Berglund (1982, Sweden) got her education at Literary Composition at Valand Academy in Gothenburg and at Biskops-Arnö Creative Writing-school and has earned a Master’s Degree in Comparative Literature. The poems of her debut poetry collection Increasing (Tilltar, 2013) examine our relationship with the people who surrond us, in our search for place and location, both geografically and in life. Tilltar got nominated for the Borås Tidnings Debut Award and the book was translated into Danish 2014. Her second collection of poetry, Fälla (Felling) was published in 2015 and got nominated for Svenska Dagbladets Literary Award. Fälla was translated into Russian in 2016. Since 2015 Pernilla Berglund is working as editor of the literary journal Provins, which was awarded as Best Cultural Journal Of The Year in 2016.

Helena Eriksson


Helena Eriksson, born in 1962, has been living in Gothenburg since 1982. Studied philosophy. Works as a member of the editorial board of the Ord & Bild magazine.