Lucy Renner Jones

Since 2008 freelance translator (German to English), particularly of literary texts and photography books. Writes German book reviews in English for CULTurMAG. October 2012 Vice-Versa Workshop at Übersetzerhaus Looren with Karen Nölle & Shelley Frisch. August 2012 Birkbeck College London, literary translation seminar with Shaun Whiteside & Charlotte Ryland. March 2010 Participant in Böse Schafe,  International Translator’s Symposium at the LCB. 2005-2008 MA in Applied Linguistics by distance learning from University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. Founded Transfiction. 2004 Photography exhibitions at the Italian Cultural Institute, Berlin (“Radici!”) and the British Embassy, Berlin (“24 Hour City”). 1994-2005 Freelance photographer (publications in The Guardian, Berliner Zeitung, Max, The Independent). 1987-1991 BA Honours in German Literature and Film under W.G. Sebald at UEA.

Jenny Piening

Since 2005 Freelance translator (German to English) and editor, particularly in the areas of art and architecture, tourism and literature 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. 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. Since 1995 Director, dramaturge and production manager for German state theatre and independent theatre companies as well as the international theatre festivals Theaterformen and PAZZ. 1991-1994 BA Honours in Drama, Theatre, Film & Television at the University of Bristol. 1990-1991 Studied Modern Languages and European Studies at the University of Bath. 1988-1990 Studied English and German Literature and Modern History at the Freie Universität Berlin.