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Hans Jürgen Balmes

Portrait Hans Jürgen Balmes
© Hartwig Klappert

born in 1958, studied comparative literature as well as German and English language and literature in Bonn. Since 1999 he has served as editorial director for international literature at S. Fischer Verlag and as co-editor of the literary magazine »Neue Rundschau«. He has translated the English works of John Berger, Robert Hass, Martine Bellen and W. S. Merwin, among others.