Michael Hulse is a poet, translator and critic. He has won numerous awards for his poetry and his 2013 collection, Half-Life, was chosen as a Book of the Year in the Australian Book Review. He has translated many works from the German, including titles by Goethe, Rilke and W. G. Sebald. His translations have been shortlisted for every major translation award, including the PEN Translation Prize (US), the Aristeion Translation Prize and the Schlegel-Tieck Prize. A professor emeritus of Warwick University, he taught poetry and comparative literature there from 2002 until his retirement in 2020.
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