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Misha Hoekstra DS’82 – Denmark

The 2017 shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize was announced today. Misha Hoekstra DS’82 was named to the list for his English translation of  Dorte Nohrs’ Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, recently published by Pushkin Press. The shortlist honors just six books and their author/translator ‘teams’ in contention for the final award, which recognizes excellence in translated fiction from throughout the world. The final winner will be announced in June of this year at a ceremony in London. A writer and musician, Misha lives in Denmark and has translated numerous titles from Danish to English, including recent new translations of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Wild Swans and The Snow Queen.