Jan Wagner

Foto © Alberto Novelli

was born 1971 in Hamburg and has been living in Berlin since 1995.

Poet, essayist, translator (Charles Simic, Simon Armitage, Matthew Sweeney, Robin Robertson and others), he has published six poetry collections. A selection in English (Self-Portrait With a Swarm of Bees, translated by Iain Galbraith) was published in 2015 by Arc. He has received various awards, among others the Leipzig Bookfair Award (2015) and the Georg-Büchner-Award (2017).