Scotia Gilroy holds a BA in English literature from Simon Fraser University. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she has been living in Kraków, Poland, for over a decade, where she works for numerous publishing houses as a translator of Polish literature. She has also taught English at the Jagiellonian University, in the Department of American Studies. Her literary translations have been published by Asymptote, B O D Y Literary Journal, Widma, Comma Press, Indiana University Press and Terra Librorum. She divides her time between Europe and the off-grid wilderness of Northern California.