Michael Hofmann poetMichael Hofmann is a German-born, British-educated poet and translator.

He is author of two books of essays and five books of poems, most recently One Lark, One Horse (2019).

Among his translations are plays by Bertolt Brecht and Patrick Süskind; the selected poems of Durs Grünbein and Gottfried Benn; and novels and stories by, among others, Franz Kafka; Peter Stamm; his father, Gert Hofmann; and fourteen books by Joseph Roth.

He reviews regularly for the London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books, and teaches in the English Department at the University of Florida.

 

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