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Associate Professor of Literature and Translation, University of East Anglia

B.J. Woodstein is a Swedish-to-English translator, writer, editor, lactation consultant, and doula, as well as an associate professor in literature and translation at the University of East Anglia in England. Her most recent books are We’re Here! A Practical Guide to Becoming an LGBTQ+ Parent, Translation and Genre, and The Portrayal of Breastfeeding in Literature, as well as the translation of The Summer of Diving by Sara Stridsberg, with illustrations by Sara Lundberg, and The Book That Did Not Want to be Read by David Sundin, with illustrations by Alexis Holmqvist. She lives with her wife and their daughters in Norwich.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Literature and Public Engagement, University of East Anglia