Karin Boye (October 26, 1900 - April 24, 1941) was a Swedish poet and novelist.
She was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. In 1932, after the breakup of her marriage, she had a relationship with Gunnel Bergström, the wife of fellow poet Gunnar Ekelöf. She was largely responsible for translating the work of T. S. Eliot into Swedish. She died in an apparent suicide.