PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983
Eric Dickens (born 1953) is a literary translator who takes an interest in the literature some of the smaller countries of Europe. They include that of the Estonians, the Finland-Swedes, the speakers of Nynorsk in Norway, and the Flemings. For him Flemish literature is more experimental, avant garde and groundbreaking than that of the Netherlands; he attributes this to its minority status. Eric is from an Anglo-Dutch family. He grew up in England and went to the University of East Anglia, where he studied Swedish and European Literature. He now lives in the Netherlands. He is also the translator of the texts for The Dedalus Book of Estonian Literature.