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Katrine Øgaard Jensen

A portrait of translator from the Danish Katrine Øgaard Jensen

Katrine Øgaard Jensen

Katrine Øgaard Jensen is a journalist, writer, and translator from the Danish. She previously served as editor in chief of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art and as blog editor at Asymptote. Her translation of Ursula Andkjær Olsen’s poetry collection Third-Millennium Heart is forthcoming from Broken Dimanche Press in 2016. Katrine is currently a poetry judge for the Best Translated Book Award and will be teaching fiction in the Undergraduate Creative Writing Program at Columbia University in the spring.

Articles by Katrine Øgaard Jensen

WWB Team Picks: Favorite and Future Reads of 2015/2016
By Katrine Øgaard Jensen
Because it’s the season for end-of-year lists, and because 2015 has been yet another year of authors in translation hacking the system and gaining terrain in mainstream media outlets (Lispector,…
After Inger Christensen: Humans, Plants, and Planets in New Danish Poetry
By Katrine Øgaard Jensen
So what happens next in Danish translation?
from “Third-Millennium Heart”
By Ursula Andkjær Olsen
I will remain unwritten.
Translated from Danish by Katrine Øgaard Jensen
The Translator Relay: Amaia Gabantxo
By Katrine Øgaard Jensen
Our “Translator Relay” series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For November's installment,…