Jessica Gaitán Johannesson

Jessica Gaitán Johannesson is a Swedish/Colombian writer and climate justice organiser whose writing currently focuses on the multiplicity of belonging.
Her debut novel How We Are Translated (2021) was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. Her second book, The Nerves and Their Endings: essays on crisis and response was published in 2022. She is based in Edinburgh and currently organises with Climate Camp Scotland and Fossil Free Books. She works part time as Digital Campaigns Manager for Lighthouse, Edinburgh’s radical bookshop. 

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