Olivia Lasky is an Oslo-based translator who focuses on Norwegian to English literary translations. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she received an M.A. in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013, and B.A.s in Scandinavian Studies and English Literature from the University of California-Berkeley in 2010. She was a 2020 mentee in the American Literary Translators Association Emerging Translator Mentorship Program and won the American-Scandinavian Foundation Wigeland Prize for Translation in 2019. Her work has been published by Greystone Books, The Experiment, and Words Without Borders.
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