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

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

 

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

Longlisted with Dorthe Nors for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation, 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 songwriting collective in Europe
Telephone: +45 2298 5543
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DK-8200 Aarhus N
Denmark