B.J. Epstein is the author of over 160 articles, book reviews, personal essays, and short stories. Her new book, Are the Kids All Right? Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, was published in October 2013. She previously published Translating Expressive Language in Children’s Literature and Ready, Set, Teach! Ready-Made Creative Classes for the English Classroom and also was the editor of Northern Lights: Translation in the Nordic Countries. She is a lecturer in literature and public engagement at the University of East Anglia in England and the schools and libraries liaison for the British Centre for Literary Translation. She is also a translator from the Scandinavian languages to English. More information about her can be found at www.awaywithwords.se.