Skip to main content
Outdated Browser

For the best experience using our website, we recommend upgrading your browser to a newer version or switching to a supported browser.

More Information

Contributor

Mara Lee

Portrait of writer Mara Lee
Photo copyright © Märta Thisner
Contributor

Mara Lee

Mara Lee is a Swedish poet, novelist and scholar. Her most recent publication is the poetry collection rleken och hatet (The Love and the Hate, 2018) in which poetic, narrative, and essayistic language conjoin. Her work has been translated into German, French, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Spanish, and she is the recipient of several literary awards, including Svenska Dagbladets Literary award, The P.O Enquist Award, and Albert Bonniers literary Award. Lee’s literary work revolves around issues of power, otherness, femininity and transgressive desire. Lee is currently employed by the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm where she is working on a research project on affect, intimacy and processes of othering. She is also the official Swedish translator of Anne Carson.

Articles by Mara Lee

Interlude
By Mara Lee
He squinted at me, swaying in the wind. Blood or soil, he asked.
Translated from Swedish by Saskia Vogel
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]