Lucy Jones

Since 2008 freelance translator (German to English), particularly of literary fiction, photography books and theatre / dance publicity.

Writes reviews of German fiction for Words Without BordersCULTurMAG and New Books in German

August 2015 Residency at the Baltic Centre for Writer and Translators

April 2014 Residency at Ledig House/OMI in Hudson, New York

October 2012 Vice-Versa Workshop at Übersetzerhaus Looren

August 2012 Birkbeck College London, literary translation seminar

March 2010 Participant in Böse Schafe, International Translator’s Symposium at the LCB

2005-2008 MA in Applied Linguistics by distance learning / University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

1987-1991 BA Honours in German Literature and Film under W.G. Sebald at UEA

Jenny Piening

Freelance translator (German to English) and editor, particularly in the areas of art and culture, literature, marketing and communications.

2002-2004 Copy editor and writer at Time Out Guides, London 2001-

2002 MA in Cultural Memory at the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London

1999-2001 Features assistant at Condé Nast Traveller, London

1998-1999 Editorial assistant in the New York bureau of the Daily Telegraph

1993-1997 BA in English and German at Oxford University

Karen Witthuhn

Since 2000 Freelance translator (English to German) of novels, theatre texts and plays, and film scripts. Member of Drama Panorama Forum für Übersetzung und Theater, Board member of the International Theatre Institute Germany.

2015 and 2018 Work scholarships from the Deutscher Übersetzerfonds

2012 Initiated and organised the translation project “Getting Acrozz” for PAZZ Festival, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

2011 Participant on the Hieronymus seminar at EUK Straelen and a participant on the Übersetzerwerkstatt, LCB Berlin

1995 – 2009 Director, dramaturg and production manager for German state theatres and independent theatre companies as well as the international theatre festivals Theaterformen and PAZZ

1991-1994 BA Honours in Drama, Theatre, Film & Television, University of Bristol

1990-1991 Studied Modern Languages & European Studies, University of Bath