Laressa Dickey is a writer based in Sweden. She's the author of SYNCOPATIONS (Shearsman Books, 2019), ROAM (Shearsman Books, 2016), BOTTOMLAND (Shearsman Books, 2014), and Twang, as well as several chapbooks, including A Piece of Information About His Invisibility. Together with Andrea Steves, she co-authored Radio Graveyard Orbit, a speculative book about space junk. With Magdalena Freudenschuss, she's written a series of feminist texts entitled: Re:assembling Emotional Labor: On the Politics of Care. Together with her partner Ali Gharavi, she is creating an installation for the Bergen Assembly 2019 entitled How to Pass Time With No Reference, about their experiences inside/outside Turkish prison.