Barbara J. Haveland

Barbara J. Haveland

Winner of the 1997 Kjeld Elfelt Award for translation.

Barbara Haveland (born 1951) is an erstwhile Scottish bookseller who moved to Copenhagen in 1988 with her Norwegian husband and son. In 1999 she and her family moved to Norway where they lived for four years before returning to Denmark. Among the many Danish and Norwegian authors she has translated are Peter Høeg, Claus Jensen, Jan Kjærstad, Linn Ullmann and Henrik Ibsen.