Michael Hofmann

Michael Hofmann was born in 1957 in Freiburg, Germany and came to England in 1957. Since reading English and researching at Cambridge University, from 1983 he has worked as a freelance writer: editing, reviewing, translating over forty works from the German including Ashes for Breakfast by Durs Grünbein, and publishing four prize-winning collections of poems,including Approximately Nowhere (Faber 1999).