Olivia Lasky

Olivia Lasky is an Oslo-based translator who focuses on Norwegian-to-English literary translations. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she received her MA in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and her BA in Scandinavian Studies and English literature from the University of California–Berkeley. She was a 2020 mentee in the American Literary Translators Association Emerging Translator Mentorship Program. Her work has been published in Words without Borders and by Greystone Books, and she was a recipient of the American-Scandinavian Foundation Wigeland Prize for Translation in 2019.