Anna-Nina Kroll is this year’s University College Cork/Literature Ireland Literary Translator in Residence. She holds a degree in Literary Translation from Düsseldorf University and has translated over 30 works of fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature from English to German including authors like Patricia Highsmith, John Irving, Carmen Maria Machado, and Dick Bruna. In recent years, Irish literature has become her main focus. She has translated all of Donal Ryan’s work, Louise Nealon’s “Snowflake”, and Anna Burns’ “No Bones”. Her translation of Burns’ Man Booker-winning “Milkman” was awarded the Förderpreis zum Straelener Übersetzerpreis in 2021.

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