List of Translators
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Literary translator DA⇄EN. MSc in Translation Studies (Edinburgh University). Future podcaster.
Becky graduated from German & Scandinavian Studies at the University of Edinburgh in 2017 with a Distinction in Spoken Danish. She works at a newspaper translating Swedish and Danish news to English, and translates fiction and non-fiction freelance.
Sharon E. Rhodes
Sharon E. Rhodes is a Danish translator currently based in Rochester, New York. She loves to play with words and has been doing so professionally since 2011.
Literary translator (DK –> US) & songwriter, bemused & curious
Translator | Proofreader | Editor
Writing in Danish and English (UK), translating from the former to the latter.
Lin Falk van Rooyen
Larry has extensive experience as a translator, technical writer, communications specialist and technical editor.
Nearly a decade of experience in the translation industry. Shortlisted for John Dryden Prize 2021. Translations published in Your Impossible Voice, Turkoslavia. Collaborations with Turbine, V&Q, Hanser, Lenos and more.
Mary McGovern translates primarily the works of the Danish writer Martinus (1890-1981) into English for The Martinus Institute, Denmark. Studied the science of translation and lexicography at The University of Copenhagen 1994-96.
Fiona has 30 years' experience as an English translator of Danish and Norwegian. She has a diploma from Copenhagen Business School, a BA in Scandinavian Studies, UCL, and an MA (cum laude) in Norwegian Translation, Surrey University.
American Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, long-term resident in DK, translation, editing, rewriting academic and non-fiction, incl. literary texts and project applications. Member DOF.
Full-time translator (DK, NO, SW > ENG) for 25 years. Specialist in non-fiction (50+ publications) but game for anything. Member of Translators Association & Dansk Oversætterforbund. CV, list of publications and references available on request.
Edward Jordan Barger
Translator of Norwegian, Danish and French. Currently working on Sigbjørn Obstfelder and Yahya Hassan.
Danish-English translator with a ridiculous (would some say) love for grammar.
Writer, linguist & translator (DK, SE, NO > ENG) based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Mark is a Scottish writer and translator who lives in Denmark with his wife and two sons. Became a Danish citizen in 2019. Widely published. Runner-up Wigtown Poetry Prize 2021 – one of the UK's best established poetry prizes.
Translator of quality academic or literary texts. 25 years experience. Selected for Oxford Poets 2004, nominated for the Impac Prize 2008. Has published poetry and academic articles. Member of Society of Authors, Dansk Forfatterforening etc.
Translator from the Danish/Norwegian/Swedish to English. Literature and arts.
Translator of Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian into English.
Katrine Øgaard Jensen
Translator of poetry and literary fiction. Recipient of the Danish Arts Foundation’s Young Artistic Elite Fellowship as well as the National Translation Award in Poetry for her English translation of Ursula Andkjær Olsen’s Third-Millennium Heart.
I am a writer & translator based in Aarhus, Denmark. My translations of Inger Christensen, Caspar Eric, Peter Laugesen, Rudolf Broby Johansen & Glenn Bech have featured in small presses worldwide. Like working with daring, experimental literature.
Anna is a Danish-British translator of Danish, and Norwegian, literature into English. She is bilingual and was educated in Denmark, England and Wales. Interests: Contemporary prose, etc. see below.
Translator of Danish and Portuguese to English. MA (Hons) Scandinavian Studies with EU Studies from University of Edinburgh, DipTrans, DPSI. Member of CIoL. Based near Edinburgh, UK.
Sinéad Quirke Køngerskov
K.E. Semmel has translated more than 15 books from Danish, including, most recently, Mathilde Walter Clark's Lone Star (with Martin Aitken). He's a 2016 NEA Translation Fellow for his translation of Simon Fruelund's The World and Varvara.
Specialising in samples of Danish crime, thrillers and suspense, as well as non-fiction.
Translator of Danish/Swedish/Norwegian to English
Billy O'Shea is a writer and translator who has lived in Copenhagen for more than thirty years.
Solvej translates from Danish to English.
Sherilyn Hellberg is a writer and literary translator. She has published translations from the Danish of Jonas Eika, Ida Marie Hede, Olga Ravn, Tove Ditlevsen, and Johanne Bille, among others.
I translate both classical and contemporary Danish literature, ranging from H.C.Andersen to Bjørn Rasmussen, including plays, poetry and novels but I have also translated numerous other forms of non-fictional text.
Troy Wellington Smith
Troy Wellington Smith is a PhD student in Scandinavian at UC Berkeley, where he co-organizes the Translation Studies Working Group. He translates texts from his area of academic interest, i.e., the Danish Golden Age.
Paul Russell Garrett
Paul translates a range of genres, including literary fiction, children's books, poetry, YA and plays.
Widely published translator of poetry and prose. Authors include Benny Andersen, Cecil Bødker, Tove Ditlevsen, Knud Sørensen, Knud Sønderby, and others.
Award-winning literary translator working from Danish and German.