Malena Mörling is the author of the poetry collections Ocean Avenue and Astoria. One of Tomas Tranströmer’s best translators into English, she is co-translator of The Star By My Head: Poets from Sweden. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Boulevard, and New England Review, among other publications, and she has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rona Jaffe Award. She is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Born in Stockholm, she lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.