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translator , poet

Michael Hofmann is a German-born poet who writes in English and a translator of texts from German.


n 1983 he started working as a freelance writer, translator, and literary critic. Hofmann has held a visiting professorship at the University of Michigan and currently teaches poetry workshops at the University of Florida.He splits his time between London and Gainesville.

In 2008, Hofmann is Poet-in-Residence in the state of Queensland in Australia.


  • book

    • Nights in the iron hotel

    • Acrimony

  • poem collection

    • Approximately nowhere: poems


Gert Hofmann - novelist