No. 8




Henning Kramer Dahl

Henning Kramer Dahl was born 1962 in Oslo, and attended Law School before publishing his first collection of poems in 1983. Since then he has published many book in several  genres, athough he remains primarily a poet. He has also worked as a journalist, a literary critic, and a film reviewer. His many translations include books by Derek Walcott, Sylvia Plath, James Joyce, Fernado Pessoa and Jaques Dupin. As an editor he has introduced to Norwegian readers major contemporary poets such as Seamus Heaney, Wislawa Szymborska and Bei Dao. Music has been a major theme in his poetry. In 1997 the collection Blue Note Boulevards, a poetic celebration of jazz, appeared in English. 
Henning Kramer Dahl lives outside Oslo in his grandparentsí house, with his wife and their daughter.


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