Brian Dan Christensen (b. 1970) is a novelist, poet, singer-songwriter, humorist, and translator. He was born in Denmark, but lives in the United States. He has published novels, poetry, nonfiction, and literary criticism in Danish, has translated such diverse writers as Garrison Keillor, Norman Mailer, David Nicholls, Charles Foster, Jonathan Eig and James Wood, and has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion.
His critically acclaimed third novel – “Vejen til Alberta” (The Road to Alberta), a story about love, loss, friendship, narrated by sixty-two-year-old Howard Walker, a former US Marine, Vietnam veteran and jack-of-all trades from Blue Hill, Tennessee – was published in Denmark in 2018 (Lindhardt & Ringhof). Brian Dan Christensen has an M.A. in comparative literature and has studied theology. He lives in New York.
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