Lin Falk van Rooyen
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Lindy Falk van Rooyen holds an LL.M in Commercial Law and an MA in Scandinavian and English Literature. Her translations have appeared in various literary journals including The Blue Lyra Review, Asymptote Journal, The Missing Slate and Lunch Ticket Magazine. She is the recipient of numerous grants from the Danish Arts Council and a PEN / Heim Translation Grant 2018 for her translation of HOPE by Mich Vraa. Book-length translations include The Last Execution by Jesper Wung-Sung (Simon & Schuster, NY), voted Best Teen Historical Novel 2016 by Kirkus Reviews and What My Body Remembers (Soho Press, NY) by Agnete Friis, currently short-listed for the Petrona Award for the Best Scandinavian Crime Novel 2018. Forthcoming publications include Transfer Window (Nordisk Books, Autumn 2018) by Maria Gerhardt. Status: 14.05.2018