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K.E. Semmel is a writer and translator. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Ontario Review, Lithub, The Writer's Chronicle, the Southern Review, Washington Post, and elsewhere. His translations include novels by, among others, Naja Marie Aidt, Karin Fossum, Simon Fruelund, and Jussi Adler Olsen. He is a former Literary Translation Fellow from the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Scottsville, NY with his wife and son. Connect: TwitterLinkedIn


He has two forthcoming titles: The World and Varvara by Danish author Simon Fruelund (translation; Spuyten Duyvil, 2023); and The Book of Losman (debut novel; SFWP, 2024) 


Watch the book trailer for Danish novelist Simon Fruelund's novella Civil Twilight, translated by me: