Translators of Icelandic Literature

This is a list of active and published literary translators of Icelandic literature into their respective languages. Please write to the individual translators for information on availability and CVs.

Bulgarian

  • Stefan Paunov; s_paunov [at] yahoo.fr
  • Ægir Einarov Sverrisson; aes [at] abv.bg

Chinese

  • Jing Tang; tangjingoliver [at] yahoo.com.cn
  • Wang Shuhui; wangshuhui [at] ict.ac.cn
  • Xinyu Zhang; zhang-xinyu [at] live.cn 

Croatian

  • Casper Sare; C.Sare [at] westminster.ac.uk
  • Dora Macek; dora.macek [at] ffzg.hr
  • Tatjana Lationovic; latinovictatjana [at] gmail.com 

Czech

  • Helena Brezinova; helena.brezinova [at] ff.cuni.cz
  • Helena Kadecková; helena.kadeckova [at] ff.cuni.cz
  • Helena Smolaková
  • Ilona Gottwaldova; ilogo [at] yahoo.com
  • Marta Bartoskova; marta.bartoskova [at] centrum.cz

Danish

  • Alex Speed Kjeldsen; alex [at] hum.ku.dk
  • Annette Lassen; annlass [at] hum.ku.dk
  • Áslaug Th. Rögnvaldsdóttir; aslaugth55 [at] hotmail.com
  • Birgir Thor Møller; birgir [at] birgir.dk
  • Erik Skyum-Nielsen; esn [at] information.dk
  • Gisli Magnusson; gislim [at] hi.is
  • Janne Kristensen; janne.krist [at] gmail.com
  • Johnny Finnssøn Lindholm; johnny.lindholm [at] gmail.com
  • Jonas Wellendorf; wellendorf [at] berkeley.edu
  • Helle Degnbol; sporadisk [at] gmail.com
  • Karen Bek-Pedersen; karen [at] bek-pedersen.dk
  • Kim Lembek; lembeksimonsen [at] mail.tele.dk
  • Kirsten Wolf; kirstenwolf [at] wisc.edu
  • Lisbeth Heidemann Torfing; norlht [at] dac.au.dk
  • Nanna Kalkar; kalkar74 [at] gmail.com
  • Niels Vendelbjerg; niven [at] islandia.is
  • Mette Fanø; mettefanoe [at] mail.dk
  • Peter Springborg; petersp [at] hum.ku.dk
  • Rolf Stavnem; norrs [at] cc.au.dk
  • Sidsel Sangild; sidsels [at] gmail.com

Dutch

  • Inge Marsman
  • Kim Middel; kim.middel [at] gmail.com
  • Marcel Otten; marcelotten [at] eircom.net
  • Riti Kroesen; riti.kroesen [at] zonnet.nl
  • Roald van Elswijk; oudgermanist [at] home.nl

English

  • Alison Finlay; a.finlay [at] eng.bbk.ac.uk
  • Andrew Wawn; a.wawn [at] leeds.ac.uk
  • Anna C. Benassi; acb [at] ismennt.is
  • Anna Yates; annie [at] heimsnet.is
  • Anthony Faulkes; anthony.faulkes [at] btinternet.com
  • Anthony Maxwell
  • Björg Árnadóttir; bjorg [at] cauthery.com
  • Brian FitzGibbon; brian [at] islandia.is
  • Christopher Abram; c.abram [at] ucl.ac.uk
  • Christopher Burawa; chris [at] andersoncenter.org
  • David McDougall; dmm [at] doe.utoronto.ca
  • David McDuff; dmcduff [at] gmail.com
  • Dennis A. Hill; dahill [at] wisc.edu
  • Diana Whaley; D.C.Whaley [at] newcastle.ac.uk
  • Fredric J. Heinemann; fritz.heinemann [at] uni-essen.de
  • George Clark; geoclark [at] kingston.net
  • Gregory George Waite; Greg.waite [at] stonebow.otago.ac.nz
  • Helga Soffía Einarsdóttir; helgasoffia [at] gmail.com
  • Hugh Atkinson; h.atkinson [at] ucl.ac.uk or vaskebjorn [at] hotmail.com
  • Ian Watson; ian [at] ianwatson.org
  • Jacqueline Simpson
  • Jesse Byock; byock [at] humnet.ucla.edu
  • John Kennedy; jkennedy [at] csu.edu.au
  • John Scott McKinnell; john.mckinnell [at] durham.ac.uk
  • John Porter; jporter [at] unm.edu
  • John Tucker; jtucker [at] uvic.ca
  • Jonathan Grove; jonathangrove [at] hotmail.com
  • Judith Jesch; Judith.Jesch [at] nottingham.ac.uk
  • Júlian Meldon D’arcy; jaydarcy [at] hi.is
  • Kaaren Grimstad; grims001 [at] umn.edu
  • Karina Attwood; Katrina.Attwood [at] cs.york.ac.uk
  • Keneva Kunz; keneva [at] scriptorium.is
  • Kirsten Wolf; kirstenwolf [at] facstaff.wisc.edu
  • Lorenza Garcia; lorenza.mason.garcia [at] gmail.com
  • Lucy Keens; keenslucy [at] hotmail.com
  • Lytton Smith; lyttonsmith [at] gmail.com
  • Margaret Cormack; cormackm [at] cofc.edu
  • Marianne E. Kalinke; kalinke [at] uiuc.edu
  • Martin S. Regal; regal [at] hi.is
  • Marvin Taylor; Marvin.Taylor [at] ruhr-uni-bochum.de
  • Matthew Driscoll; mjd [at] hum.ku.dk
  • Maureen Thomas
  • Otto J. Zitzelsberger; zitzelsberger [at] andromeda.rutgers.edu
  • Paul Acker; ackerpl [at] slu.edu
  • Peter A. Jorgensen; jorgy [at] arches.uga.edu
  • Pétur Knútsson; peturk [at] hi.is
  • Philip Roughton; prough1 [at] gmail.com
  • Roderick W. McTurk; r.w.mcturk [at] leeds.ac.uk / rory [at] mcturk.org.uk
  • Russell Poole; rpoole [at] uwo.ca
  • Sarah M. Anderson; sma [at] princeton.edu
  • Sarah Bowen; skb1957 [at] btinternet.com
  • Sara Brownsberger; sarahbrownsberger [at] hotmail.com
  • Scilla Brumfit
  • Terry Gunnell; gunnel [at] ismennt.is
  • Thomas D. Hill; tdh1 [at] cornell.edu
  • Victoria Cribb; vickycribb [at] hotmail.com
  • William Ian Miller; wimiller [at] umich.edu
  • Þóroddur Bjarnason; thorodd [at] unak.is

Estonian

  • Askur Alas; askuraator [at] gmail.com
  • Kadri Sikk; kadrisikk [at] gmail.com
  • Lemme Linda Saukas; lemme [at] lemme.is

Finnish

  • Emilia Reitamo
  • Hanna Ampula
  • Juha Peura; juha.peura [at] dlc.fi
  • Kirsi Kanerva
  • Maarit Kalliokoski
  • Marjakaisa Matthíasson
  • Martin Enckell
  • Panu Petteri Höglund; phoglund [at] abo.fi
  • Päivi Kumpulainen; paivi.kumpulainen [at] utn.stjr.is
  • Seija Holopainen; seija.holopainen [at] kolumbus.fi
  • Tapio Koivukari; tapio.koivukari [at] nettikirje.fi
  • Tuomas Kauko; tuomas [at] kauko.de
  • Tuula Tuuva; tuula.tuuva [at] pp1.inet.fi

French

  • Alain Marez; alain.marez [at] montaigne.u-bordeaux.fr
  • Ásdís R. Magnúsdóttir; asdisrm [at] hi.is
  • Catherine Eyjólfsson; catherine [at] simnet.is
  • Catherine Mercy
  • Daniel Lacroix
  • Einar Már Jónsson
  • Éric Boury; eboury [at] yahoo.com
  • François-Xavier Dillmann; francois-xavier.dillmann [at] ephe.sorbonne.fr
  • François Émion; ffrem [at] aol.com
  • Gérard Chinotti; gerardc [at] fg.is
  • Gérard Lemarquis; gerard [at] mh.is og María Gunnarsdóttir
  • Grégory Cattaneo;  gregory.cattaneo [at] gmail.com
  • Hélène Tétrel; helene.tetrel [at] univ-brest.fr
  • Henrý K. Albansson; henry.kiljan [at] isl.is
  • Ingveldur St Ingveldardóttir; ingveldur.st [at] gmail.com
  • Jean-Marie Maillefer
  • Jean Renaud; renaud-bx [at] orange.fr
  • Jean-Christophe Salaün;
  • Ólöf Pétursdóttir; olof.petursd [at] gmail.com
  • Patrick Guelpa; patrickguelpa [at] orange.fr
  • Ragnheiður Ásgeirsdóttir
  • Régis Boyer; rmr.boyer [at] free.fr
  • Robert Guillemette; rogwill [at] isholf.is
  • Séverine Daucourt-Friðriksson; justeseverine [at] hotmail.fr
  • Torfi Tulinius; tht [at] hi.is
  • Þór Stefánsson (and Lucie Albertini); thor.stefansson [at] simnet.is

Faroese

  • Gisa Marehn; gisa.marehn [at] iceland-online.de
  • Páll Isholm; pall.isholm [at] skulin.fo
  • Turið Sigurðardóttir; Tusig [at] fmd.fo
  • Þóra Þóroddsdóttir; tornes [at] email.fo

German

  • Andreas Blum; a.blum [at] derma.de
  • Andreas Vollmer; andreas.vollmer [at] german.hu-berlin.de
  • Angela Schamberger; skeljanes [at] vortex.is
  • Anika Wolff (before Anika Lüders); wolff [at] islaendisch-deutsch.de
  • Anne Heinrichs;
  • Benedikt Grabinski; hummeltal [at] yahoo.de
  • Betty Wahl; B.Wahl [at] em.uni-frankfurt.de
  • Birgitta Weiss; biggaw [at] t-online.de
  • Carola Gottzmann; gottzman [at] rz.uni-leipzig.de
  • Christina Böhner; christinaiceland [at] web.de
  • Christoph Rech; christoph.rech [at] t-online.de
  • Claudia Overesch; claudiao [at] hi.is
  • Coletta Maria Bürling; coletta [at] simnet.is
  • Dirk Gerdes; Dirk_Gerdes [at] gmx.de
  • Elena Teuffer; hallo [at] constricktions.de
  • Florence Croizier; florence.croizier [at] gmail.com
  • Fritz Paul; fpaul [at] gwdg.de
  • Gert Kreutzer; gert.kreutzer [at] uni-koeln.de
  • Gisa Marehn; gisa.marehn [at] iceland-online.de
  • Gisela Rabe-Stephan; gisela [at] ma.is
  • Gudrun M. H. Kloes ; gmhk [at] nett.is
  • Hans Brückner; brueckner [at] ernaehrung.uni-giessen.de
  • Hartmut Mittelstädt; mittelst [at] uni-greifswald.de
  • Helmut Lugmayr; helmut.lugmayr [at] bernegger.at
  • Hubert Seelow; htseelow [at] phil.uni-erlangen.de
  • Ian J. Kirby; Ian.Kirby [at] bluewin.ch
  • Karl-Ludwig Wetzig; k-l.wetzig [at] gmx.de
  • Kerstin Wörster; kerstinwoerster [at] aol.com
  • Klaus Böldl; k.boeldl [at] nord-inst.uni-kiel.de
  • Kristof Magnusson; k [at] kristofmagnusson.de
  • Maike Hanneck; mh [at] virtualgaucho.com
  • Maria-Claudia Tomany; maria-claudia.tomany [at] mnsu.edu
  • Marianne Guckelsberger; mag20  [at] hi.is
  • Marion Lerner; marion [at] hi.is
  • Marita Bergsson
  • Owe Gustavs; owe.gustavs [at] t-online.de
  • Paul Beekman Taylor; Paul.taylor [at] lettres.unige.ch
  • Petra Hucke; mail [at] petra-hucke.de 
  • Richard Kölbl; postfang_rikka [at] arcor.de
  • Rolf Heller
  • Rudolf Simek; simek [at] uni-bonn.de
  • Sabine Leskopf; sabine [at] hi.is
  • Salka Wetzig; salka.wetzig [at] gmail.com
  • Sigrún Valbergsdóttir; sigrunvalb [at] mmedia.is
  • Tina Flecken; tina.flecken [at netcologne.de
  • Ursula Giger; ursula.giger [at] gmail.com
  • Wolgang Schiffer; mwschiffer [at] t-online.de

Greenlandish

  • Benedikte Thorsteinsson; bendo [at] greennt.gl

Hungarian

  • Bence Patat; patat [at] freemail.hu
  • Veronika Egyed; egyed.veronika [at] gmail.com

Italian

  • Alessandro Mari Catani
  • Alessandro Storti; quantaspecies [at] yahoo.it
  • Fabrizio D. Raschellà; raschella [at] unisi.it
  • Silvia Cosimini; silvia [at] silviacosimini.com

Japanese

  • Akihisa Arakawa; mm-a-arakawa [at] mva.biglobe.ne.jp
  • Kunishiro Sugawara; sugakuni [at] kk.iij4u.or.jp
  • Mitsuko Otsuka; ootsuka.mitsuko [at] isc.sagami-wu.ac.jp
  • Mori Nobuyoshi; nmor3148 [at] tokai-u.jp,  nmor3148 [at] gmail.com
  • Yukio Taniguchi

Latvian

  • Dens Dimins; ded2 [at] hi.is

Lithuaninan

  • Jurgita Marija; jurgitamarija [at] yahoo.com
  • Rasa Ruseckiené; ar30 [at] st-andrews.ac.uk

Norwegian

  • Astrid Kjetså; astrid.kjetsa [at] iln.uio.no
  • Birgit Nyborg; birgit.nyborg [at] gmail.com
  • Gro-Tove Sandsmark; gsandsm [at] online.no
  • Ine Camilla Bjørnsten; inecamilla [at] yahoo.no
  • Jan Ragnar Hagland: jan.ragnar.hagland [at] hf.ntnu.no
  • Jon Gunnar Jørgensen; j.g.jorgensen [at] inl.uio.no
  • Kjersti Lea; Kjersti.Lea [at] nor.uib.no
  • Knut Ødegård; knutode [at] mimer.no 
  • Kristján Breiðfjörð; kristian [at] elinaune.no 
  • Margunn Rauset
  • Oskar Vistdal
  • Silje Beite Løken; silje_beite_loken [at] hotmail.com
  • Tiril Myklebost; ttm [at] hi.is
  • Tone Myklebost; tone.myklebost [at] attglobal.net

Polish

  • Jacek Godek; jasek [at] gd.onet.pl
  • Jakub Morawiec; kubmo [at] wp.pl
  • Olga Holownia; olga [at] hi.is
  • Przemyslaw Czarnecki; skandynaw [at] wp.pl

Portuguese

  • Luciano Dutra; estuario [at] me.com
  • Patricia Pires Boulhosa; patricia [at] boulhosa.net

Romanian

  • Anca Baicoianu; ancabaicoianu [at] yahoo.com

Russian

  • Anton Zimmerling; yanko [at] iling.msk.su
  • Fjodor Uspenskij; fjodorUspenski [at] yandex.ru
  • Ilya Sverdlov; sverrir [at] gmail.com
  • Olga Alexandrovna Markelova; dimentionen [at] yahoo.dk
  • Olga A. Smirnickaja; smirnitskaya [at] mail.ru
  • Tatiana Shenyavskaya; tshen [at] philol.msu.ru

Serbian

  • Casper Sare; C.Sare [at] westminster.ac.uk / caspersare2004 [at] yahoo.co.uk
  • Tatjana Lationovic; latinovictatjana [at] gmail.com 

Slovak

  • Zuzana Stankovitsová; zus1 [at] hi.is

Spanish

  • Elías Portela,
  • Enrique Bernárdez; ebernard [at] filol.ucm.es
  • Fabio Teixidó Benedi; fabio.teixido.benedi [at] gmail.com
  • Fernán González; fernan [at] fernan.eu
  • Gema Garcia-Luján
  • Hólmfríður Garðarsdóttir; holmfr [at] hi.is
  • Hólmfríður Matthíasdóttir; ua [at] forlagid.is
  • José Antonio Fernández Rom; erojafromero [at] telefonica.net
  • Mariano González Campo; hairus [at] terra.es eða mariano.gon [at] terra.es
  • Santiago Ibanez; IAKOVOS.IB [at] terra.es

Swedish

  • Agneta Ney; agneta.ney [at] telia.com
  • Ann Sofie Axelsson; ann-sofie.axelsson [at] hb.se
  • Anna Gunnarsdotter Grönberg; anna.gronberg [at] svenska.gu.se / anna.gunnarsdotter.gronberg [at] telia.com
  • Birgit Falck-Kjällquist; bifak [at] tele2.se
  • Catarina Röjder; catarina.rojder [at] telia.com
  • Christer Ericsson
  • Daniel Sävborg; daniel.savborg [at] ut.ee
  • Gunnel Persson; gunnel.person [at] lnu.se
  • Gunnar D. Hansson; gunnar.hansson [at] medkem.gu.se / gunnar.d.hansson [at] lit.gu.se
  • Håkan Jansson; hakan.jansson [at] hv.se
  • Jan Karlsson; karlssonj28 [at] hotmail.com
  • Jan Vestlin; jan.vestlin [at] telia.com
  • Joakim Lilljegren; joakim [at] lilljegren.com
  • John Swedenmark; john.swedenmark [at] banhof.se / schleiermacher [at] tidskriftenordobild.se
  • Karl G. Johansson; k.g.johansson [at] mellomalder.uio.no / k.g.a.johansson [at] iln.uio.no
  • Kristinn Jóhannesson; kristinn [at] istext.net
  • Kristjan Hallberg; kristjanrannveig [at] gmail.com
  • Lars Lönnroth; loennroth [at] lit.gu.se
  • Maja Bäckvall; maja.backvall [at] nordiska.uu.se
  • Martin Domeij; martin [at] domeij.se
  • Martin Ringmar; martin.ringmar [at] nordlund.lu.se
  • Mats Malm; mats.malm [at] lit.gu.se
  • Mikael Males; mikael.males [at] iln.uio.no
  • Nina Ericson; nina.ericson [at] hotmail.com
  • Rasmus Lund; lund_rasmus [at] hotmail.com
  • Sara Gombrii; sara [at] skrivstil.com
  • Sofia Tingsell; sofia.tingsell [at] svenska.gu.se
  • Ylva Hellerud; ylva.hellerud [at] telia.com/ info [at] ordstationen.se

 

Last update: February 2017