Martin Aitken

Martin Aitken

Martin Aitken is the translator from the Danish of Karate Chop by Dorthe Nors. His translations from Danish have appeared in book form as well as in countless literary magazines. In 2012 he received the American-Scandinavian Foundation’s Nadia Christensen Translation Prize. He lives in rural Denmark.

Karate Chop

Dorthe Nors; Translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken


The first book available in English by an acclaimed Danish writer, “beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star” (Junot Díaz)
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