Paul-Henri Campbell

Paul-Henri Campbell was born 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts. Having been raised bilingually, he writes poetry in German as well as English. He studied Roman Catholic Theology and Classical Greek at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. In 2017, he received the Bavarian Arts and Literary Prize for his book nach den narkosen (‘after anesthesia’), which was also noted as one of ten New Poetry Collections of 2017 by the Literaturhaus Berlin. Paul has also translated and edited multiple anthologies that present poetry from across the German-speaking sphere in English translation. His recent books are Space Race (lyrikedition, 2015) and nach den narkosen (Verlag Das Wunderhorn, 2017).

A young man wearing a shirt and smart glasses glances off to the left. In front of him is a microphone.

Alex Sonnentag


Breakfast at the Poetry Café: Translation »

Poets and translators discuss the pleasure, potential and problems of translation

Sun 11 March | 10:00 - 11:00 | £4.75/£3.75 | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Studio Theatre