Aase Berg is the author of seven books of poetry in Swedish, including most recently Liknöjd Fauna (Indifferent Fauna and Hackers (published in English translation earlier this year). Her work has been translated into many languages, including English, German and Chinese. She is also the author of a critical book, Uggla, and a YA novel, Människoätande människor i Märsta (People-eating People in Märsta). She has won several major awards, including Lagercrantzen and Aftonbladets Literaturpris (for Liknöjd fauna).
Johannes Göransson grew up in Southern Sweden but now lives in Indiana. He is the author of six books of poetry, including The Sugar Book, as well as the forthcoming prose books Poetry Against All and Transgressive Circulation, a critical book about translation. His work has been translated into many languages, including Croatian, Spanish and Japanese. He is the translator of several Swedish poets, including Aase Berg and Ann Jäderlund, and the Korean poet Kim Yideum. Together with Joyelle McSweeney, he publishes the poetry press Action Books. He teaches at the University of Notre Dame.