Henrik Nilsson is an author, essayist, critic and translator. He brings prose and poetry from the Hispanophone and Lusophone world to Swedish readers and also works with Romanian literature and culture.
He made his debut as a published poet in 1993 with the collection Utan skor (‘Without Shoes’). From 2000 to 2014 he was a literary critic for the Sydsvenskan newspaper, focusing mainly on international writing. He has been a regular contributor to the magazines Axess, Karavan and Dixikon for many years. He has also made frequent appearances on Sveriges Radio P1 on the programmes OBS and Tankar för dagen (‘Thoughts for the Day’).