Susanna Nied is an American writer and translator, and was formerly an instructor of English and comparative literature at San Diego State University in California. Her translations include four volumes by Inger Christensen, alphabet (Bloodaxe Books, UK, 2000; New Directions, USA, 2001), Butterfly Valley (Dedalus Press, Ireland, 2000; New Directions, USA, 2004), it (Carcanet Press, UK; New Directions, USA, 2007), and Light, Grass, and Letter in April (New Directions, 2011). For her work with Inger Christensen’s poetry, she has received the Landon Translation Prize of the Academy of American Poets, the American-Scandinavian Association/PEN Translation Prize, and the John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize of Poetry Magazine. She was selected as a finalist for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.
Books by Susanna Nied