Misha Hoekstra
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Literary translator (DK –> US) & songwriter, bemused & curious


Translated fiction includes works by Tine Høeg, Dorthe Nors, Christian Jungersen, Maren Uthaug & HC Andersen


Recipient of a 2019 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for Tine Høeg's New Passengers

Recipient of several fellowships from the Danish Arts Foundation

Shortlisted for the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize, 2018, for Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors

Den Danske Oversætterpris [the Danish Translation Award], Danish Arts Foundation, 2017

Shortlisted with Dorthe Nors for the Man Booker International Prize, 2017, for Mirror, Shoulder, Signal

Finalist with Dorthe Nors for Best Book in Translation and Best Work of Experimental Literature, 2017 Literary Oscars, for So Much for That Winter

Leif & Inger Sjöberg Translation Prize for You Disappear by Christian Jungersen, American-Scandinavian Foundation, 2012


Chair, Århus Sangskriverværksted, the largest and most active songwriting collective in Europe
Telephone: +45 2298 5543
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