Lia Swope Mitchell is a writer and translator from Minneapolis, with a PhD in French from the University of Minnesota. Her fiction has appeared in Apex, Shimmer, Terraform, and Cosmos, among other places. Her translation of Georges Didi-Huberman’s Survival of the Fireflies was released from Univocal/University of Minnesota Press in September 2018, and her translation of Antoine Volodine’s Alto Solo is forthcoming in 2020.


getting Down With Art (by Ben Vautier) at the Walker Art Center


July 2015: with Midwestern Gothic about reading, writing, and the Midwest

December 2015: with Alan Baxter on “Empty Cars,” horror fiction, and octopi


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