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Rachel Rankin

About The Author

Rachel Rankin Rachel Rankin is a poet and translator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She holds a MA(Hons) Scandinavian Studies and English Literature and an MSc Creative Writing, both from the University of Edinburgh, and she is currently completing a PhD focusing on the translation of Norwegian poetry, also at the University of Edinburgh.

Rachel received a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2019, a Dewar Arts Award in 2017, and was shortlisted for the University of Cambridge’s Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2017. In 2018, Rachel was selected for the National Centre for Writing’s Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme, where she spent 6 months being mentored by Norwegian translator Don Bartlett. Her work can be found in The Scotsman, the Scottish Review of Books and Words Without Borders, among others.

Books by Rachel Rankin