John Swedenmark

John Swedenmark translator- moderator, Sweden

John Swedenmark a Swedish essayist, translator and editor. Between 2007-2014 he was the editor on culture for the magazine Arbetet and in 2014 he was awarded editor of the year. He´s written a great deal of articles and essays in theory of translation, criticism of literature and psychoanalysis in magazines and newspapers. Some of his articles has come out as books and for five years he was the secretary of the translator section of Sweden’s writers union.

As a translator Swedenmark mostly work in Icelandic but he also made the translation of J.R.R Tolkiens The Hobbit in 2007.