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Kristina Andersson Bicher is a poet, essayist and translator. Her debut full-length collection She-Giant in the Land of Here-We-Go-Again was published in 2020 by MadHat Press. Her chapbook, Just Now Alive, was a finalist in the New Women’s Voices Series (FLP, 2014). Her second book Heat, Sob, Lily is forthcoming from Madhat Press in October 2024.


Her translation of Swedish poet Marie Lundquist's collection I walk around gathering up my garden for the night was published in a bilingual edition in 2020 from Bitter Oleander Press.


Poems and translations have appeared in AGNI, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, Hayden's Ferry Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Harvard Review, Colorado Review, Barrow Street, Narrative, Plume, Bellingham Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and others and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her essays have been featured in The Atlantic, The Rumpus and Columbia Journal. Kristina attended the Bread Loaf Translation conference. She has translated essays from Swedish to English on photography and painting. She is co-creator/co-host of SEAM: a poetry reading series with Kathleen Ossip.


She received a BA from Harvard University, an MA in creative writing from Manhattanville College and an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. 

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