Ruth Martin

Ruth Martin

Co-Chair of the Translators Association

Ruth translates fiction and non-fiction from German.

 

Her work covers everything from academic monographs to poetry for children. Recent translations include Michael K√∂hlmeier’s novel Yiza and Volker Weidermann’s Dreamers: When the Writers Took Power, a Spectator ‘Book of 2018’. She also helps to run the Emerging Translators Network, a forum for early-career literary translators.

Photo credit: Cemanthe McKenzie