Paul Vincent

- Belgium, United Kingdom, -

Paul Vincent is a Dutch translator, currently living in London. He studied German, French and Dutch at Cambridge University and taught Dutch for many years at London University before becoming a full- time translator. He has translated over thirty books of fiction and non-fiction, winning the 2011 Vondel Prize for his version of My Little War by Louis Paul Boon. In poetry he has translated among others Achterberg, Reve, Hooft, Elsschot, Bredero, Vondel, Jellema, Claus, Nolens (An English Anthology, Carcanet, 2018), Marsman (Reid Poetry Prize), Gorter, Gezelle, One Hundred Dutch-Language Poems (with John Irons; won Oxford -Weidenfeld Prize, 2016).


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