Katarina Frostenson



Katarina Frostenson (Sweden) was born in Stockholm in 1953. Her writings include several award-winning volumes of poetry, lyric prose, three plays, and the libretto to the opera Staden (City). Elected to the Swedish Academy in 1992, she recently edited her collected poems for publication in December 2000. She has worked since 1980 as a free-lance editor and translator. During the early 1980s, she lived in Paris for several years, and has translated from French into Swedish works by Henri Michaux, Marguerite Duras, and Georges Bataille.