Lara McCarthy was born and raised in Nynäshamn, Sweden. She is currently living in Los Angeles where she divides her time between writing and producing films and volunteering backstage at her daughter's ballet school. She is excited and grateful that her life is filled with both family-fun and creativity.
Swedes in the States is a community created by Swedes living in the States, for Swedes living in the States, and everyone else who is interested in Scandinavian culture. We strive to share, encourage and promote Scandinavian culture, businesses and projects. All our editors and contributors are strongly connected to Scandinavia while living their dream in the United States. The parallels between our countries are astonishing and exciting, and you are invited to read all about it whether it’s politics, fashion, design or food.