||K.B. was born on the 26th of October, l900.
The family lived in Gothenburg, Vasaplatsen
||The family moved to Viktoriagatan 24, Gothenburg.
||Her brother, Sven, was born on the 17th of January,
||Her brother, Ulf, was born on the 12th of August,
||Karin went to Hall's junior school.
||The family moved to Stockholm, first to Upplandsgatan,
later to Karlbergsvägen 43B.
Karin went to Åhlinska skolan.
In Stockholm she was awarded the first prize in a magazine competition
about a picture story for children.
She took piano lessons and wrote poems at the early age of l0.
||The family moved to Villa
||Karin wrote a book in block letters to her grandfather
on his 70th anniversary containing poems and legends.
She wrote a good deal of poetry, short stories and plays, made drawings
and painted water-colours.
||K.B. took her "student
examen" and then spent one year at the folk high-school college
of education in Stockholm.
||After she had passed her examination at the college
she moved to Uppsala, where she studied Greek, Scandinavian languages
and literary history.
||During the period in Uppsala Karin was a member
She was also active in a small group of students , called the Poets'
Karin gave talks and wrote articles, for instance in Ergo, a student
collection of poems.
Lands" collection of poems.
||Karin made her famous spring
speech to the students in May 1925.
||Karin passed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Uppsala.
Karin moved back to Huddinge.
She studied history at the Stockholm University.
||Karin passed her Bachelor of Arts degree in history
at the Stockholm University.
collection of poems.
||Karin was a member of the editorial staff of
Clarté from 1928 to 1930.
Karin became engaged to Leif Björk.
She joined a Scandinavian group of students to the Soviet Union for
a three weeks' study tour.
||During the spring term Karin worked as a teacher
at the secondary grammar school at Motala.
She married Leif Björk.
||Karin and Leif went to Yugoslavia. Impressions
from the journey are rendered in Varia (published in 1949).
Karin left Clarté.
||The novel "Astarte"
Karin became a member of "The
Nine", a literary society.
She started the periodical, "Spektrum" together with Erik
Mesterton and Josef Riwkin.
||Karin and Leif moved away from each other.
1932 - 1933 Karin stayed in Germany where she went through psycho-analyse
||Karin left Germany in October and moved to Skeppargatan
Karin left Spektrum.
The novel "Merit Wakes up".
||Karin and Leif divorced.
The novel Crisis.
The short story collection "Settlements".
||The collection of poems "For
the sake of the tree".
||The novel "Too little".
||Journey to Greece in the summer.
||Lyric Meeting in Trondheim.
Scandinavian Cultural Front, meeting at Sigtuna.
||The novel "Kallocain".
The short story collection "Out of Order".
||Karin committed suicide in Alingsås.
The collection of poems "The
seven Deadly Sins" was published posthumously.
The short story collection "Announcement".
||Essays and other minor scripts were compiled
in "Tendency and Effect" and "Varia"