bio

Savage_headshot_2021Maxine Savage is a literary translator and doctoral candidate in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington. Their research explores queer history and temporality, racialized sexuality and gender, and climate and place-based discourses in contemporary Nordic literature and cinema. Maxine’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lambda Nordica, PARSE Journal, Ós – The Journal, Seedings and elsewhere. They are a Translation Assistant Editor for Anomaly. Supported by the Fulbright Commission and the American-Scandinavian Foundation, they have collaborated with the Northwest Film Forum, Taste of Iceland, and The Poetry Brothel-Reykjavík.