K. B. Thors

K.B. Thors is the author of Vulgar Mechanics (Coach House Books, 2019). Her translation of Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir’s Stormwarning (Phoneme, 2018) won the American Scandinavian Foundation’s Leif & Inger Sjöberg Prize and was nominated for the 2019 PEN Literary Award for Poetry in Translation. Her translation of Tómasdóttir’s Herostories is forthcoming from Deep Vellum in 2023. Also the translator of Soledad Marambio’s Chintungo: The Story of Someone Else (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017), Thors’s poems and essays have appeared across the US, UK, Canada, and Iceland.


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