Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel

Translates from Norwegian into German

Born and living in Berlin, I'm translating novels, theatre, poetry and children's/youth books since 1987. Member of the German literary translator's association VdÜ, active in it's board 2008-2021, the fist 9 years hereof as it's president. I'm translating from Norwegian, French, Italian into German. Some of the Norwegian authors whom I translate are the most important of my practice, personnally and artistically. Grateful to contribute to the cultural exchange between these two countries with their complex historical relationship in politics and culture. Literary prices and awards: See my Wiki-page.

Translated by Hinrich Schmidt-Henkel

Translated Norwegian authors:
Kjell Askildsen, Nils Fredrik Dahl, Thorbjørn Egner, Tomas Espedal, Matias Faldbakken, Erik Fosnes Hansen, Jon Fosse, Øivind Hånes, Henrik Ibsen, Jan Kjærstad, Vetle Lid Larsen, Ruth Lillegraven, Erlend Loe, Arne Lygre, Cecilie Løveid, Edvard Munch, Lars Mytting, Jo Nesbø, Nils Christian Repstad-Moe, Ole Røsholdt, Guri Tuft, Tarjei Vesaas, Jan Erik Vold, Liv Marit Weberg