About Michael Goldman

Danish translator Michael Favala Goldman (b. 1966) is also a poet, educator, and jazz clarinetist. Among his sixteen translated books are Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen, The Water Farm Trilogy by Cecil Bødker, and Something to Live Up To: Selected Poems of Benny Andersen. Goldman’s books of original poetry include Who Has Time for This? (2020), Slow Phoenix (2021) and Small Sovereign (2021). His work has been reviewed by The New York Times and The London Times and appeared in numerous literary journals. He lives in Massachusetts, where he has been running poetry critique groups since 2018.