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Two translators and a writer: Katy, Roberta and Clemens

Last night at UT Connewitz, the old, former movie theater that now serves as an event location in the south of Leipzig, I was able to be in the audience for a rare and special occasion. Two translators sat on stage with an author and yet the event didn't focus on the author. Instead, the author…


Summer Vacation

By the time you read this, I'll be on the other side of the pond. And because I've decided I will actually not work for several weeks, I'm taking a break until late August. See you on the other side.


The Pocket Sized Tourist Guide for Leipzig

How well do you know your city? Recently I had the opportunity to become more familiar with Leipzig, and even though I’ve been living here for over ten years, I managed to learn a few things in the process. The translation project was taking a small-format tourist guide on Leipzig and turning it i…


Everyone Loves the (Leipzig Book) Fair

One of the cultural highlights of the year in Leipzig is the book fair. Every March, Germany’s second-largest book fair takes over the city for four days. In contrast to the big publishing, deal-oriented trade fairs in Frankfurt and London (in October and April, respectively), since German r…