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About Sally

Sally Andersom Boström, Ph.D. is a poet, researcher, and culture writer.  Her debut poetry collection Harvest was published by Kelsay Books (USA) in the fall of 2021. Recent poetry and essays have appeared in Ms. Magazine, Humana Obscura, Sweet, and an anthology with Gunpowder Press. You can find more of Sally's work under Publications. Sally has a degree in Creative Writing from  UC Santa Cruz and was nominated for the California Youth Poet Laureate Award. Her poetry has been translated into Czech and Swedish. 


In June 2022, Sally defended her doctoral dissertation in American Literature at Uppsala University in Sweden.  A synopsis of her thesis can be read here.  Since obtaining her doctoral degree, Sally has been working as a professional writer and language consultant.  In the spring of 2023, she had a writer's residency in Swedish Lappland, where she finished her second collection of poetry. In July 2023, she participated in the Prague Summer Program for Writers. Since August 2023, she has been living in Liberec, Czechia, where she is working on a novel about Czech borderlands, as well as her third collection of poetry. 

Sally offers poetry consultations, leads creative writing workshops, and occasionally works as a literary translator (Swedish to English).  If you are interested in contacting Sally about her creative work or would like to organize a reading, please get in touch.

Photo © Matěj Kania, 2024
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