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Norwegian Poetry from Toronto Publisher BookThug

Meditations on Georges de la Tour by Norwegian poet Paal-Helge Haugen, translated by Roger Greenwald, was recently published by BookThug in a bilingual English and Norwegian (Nynorsk) edition. You can read about the book, read two poems (click on View Sample), and watch translator Roger Greenwald read poems at the book launch.

Poems and Essays by Göran Printz-Påhlson

Open Book Publishers has published the first selection in English of poems and essays by the late Göran Printz-Påhlson, Swedish poet who was a long-time resident of the UK. The volume, edited and translated by Robert Archambeau, is available in both print and digital formats.

32nd Annual Translation Prize to Michael Meigs

Michael Meigs has been awarded the 32nd annual Translation Prize for 2011 from the American Scandinavian Foundation for his translation of excerpts from The Dean (Dekanen), a novel by Lars Gustafsson. Gustafsson, well-known Swedish poet and novelist, is a long-time resident of Austin, Texas.