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Fiction, Non-Fiction, Theatre, UK English, US English

Fiction and Nonfiction Book Translator | Danish, German, and Swedish into English | Translations Published by Gads Forlag, Amazon Crossing | Berkeley Ph.D., German

I was born in Austin, Texas, and am a US/German dual national. I have lived in Germany and Sweden for several years respectively, am the holder of a Ph.D. in German from the University of California at Berkeley, and have been based in Copenhagen since 2004. I am the translator of twenty-two published books representing fiction and nonfiction and the source languages Danish, German, and Swedish; I have translated from Danish for publication by Gads Forlag and from German and Swedish for publication by Amazon Crossing. My work has appeared in Asymptote Journal, B O D Y, Border Crossing, Columbia Journal, Exchanges, K1N, Mayday Magazine, Newfound, Pusteblume, Storm Cellar, The Brooklyn Rail, The Cossack Review, The Literary Review, The Missing Slate, and Wilderness House Literary Review. I have extensive experience teaching at the university and upper secondary levels.