Emma Tornborg holds a Ph.D. in Literary Studies and is a lecturer in Swedish and Education. She completed her doctoral studies in 2014 with a dissertation titled "What Literature Can Make Us See: Poetry, Intermediality, Mental Imagery." Her research interests primarily revolve around poetry and intermedial relationships between literature and other forms of media, often from an ecocritical or posthumanistic perspective in recent times. She has also conducted research on children's literature, particularly picture books, focusing on the intermedial aspects of the medium.