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Iain Galbraith

A winner of the John Dryden Translation Prize and Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry Translation Iain Galbraith is also the editor of five poetry anthologies, while his own poems have appeared in Poetry Review, PN Review, TLS, Edinburgh Review, Irish Pages, New Writing and many other journals. He has also published essays and short prose, and translates fiction, drama and essays. His book-length poetry translations include Alfred Kolleritsch's Selected Poems (2007), W.G. Sebald's Across the Land and the Water (2011), John Burnside's selected poems in German, Versuch ├╝ber das Licht (2011), and Jan Wagner's Self-portrait with a Swarm of Bees (2015), which was a PBS Recommended Translation and shortlisted for the Popescu European Poetry Translation Prize. He is an occasional lecturer, and in 2014-15 taught Poetics of Translation at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Born and raised in the west of Scotland, Iain studied Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at the universities of Cambridge, Freiburg and Mainz. He now lives in Wiesbaden, Germany.