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Saskia Vogel

Portrait of translator Saskia Vogel
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Saskia Vogel

Saskia Vogel is the author of Permission (2019) and a Swedish-to-English translator from Los Angeles. Her writing has been awarded the Berlin Senate Endowment for Non-German Literature and can be read in GrantaThe OffingThe White Review, and elsewhere....

 Her translations have won the CLMP Firecracker Award for Fiction (Johannes Anyuru’s They Drown in Their Mothers’ Tears), have been shortlisted for the PEN Translation Prize (Jessica Schiefauer’s Girls Lost), and supported by grants from the Swedish Arts Council, the Swedish Authors’ Fund, and English PEN. As Princeton’s Translator in Residence in Fall 2022, she completed her translation of Linnea Axelsson’s Aednan. Previously, she worked as Granta magazine’s publicist and as an editor at the AVN Media Network, where she reported on the business of pornography and adult pleasure products. Visit her website here.

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Articles by Saskia Vogel

A river winds through the hilly green countryside in northern Sweden
Photo by Fredrik Posse on Unsplash
A close-up of a threaded needle
Photo by Sunbeam Photography on Unsplash
Two people walk through the snow with the sun rising behind mountains in the distance
Tadeáš Gregor, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons