B.J. Epstein is a senior lecturer in literature and public engagement at the University of East Anglia. She’s also a writer, editor, and Swedish-to-English translator. She is the author of Are the Kids All Right? The Representation of LGBTQ Characters in Children’s and Young Adult Lit, Translating Expressive Language in Children’s Literature, and Ready, Set, Teach!; the editor of two books on translation in the Nordic countries and the co-editor of a new book, Queer in Translation; and the translator, editor, or writer of many other essays, articles, short stories, and other texts. She has translated a variety of texts, including literary work by Mats Kempe, Kristina Sandberg, Edith Södergran, and Lina Neidestam, and others. She lives with her wife and daughter in Norwich, England.