Lyn Marven is a senior lecturer of German, Modern Languages, and Culture at the University of Liverpool and a translator of contemporary German Literature. She recently published a co-edited volume (with Brigid Haines
) of essays on Nobel Laureate Herta Müller. Her translations include Maike Wetzel’s short story collection Long Days
(Comma, 2008) and the anthology Berlin Tales (OUP, 2009) as well as short texts by Saša Stanišić, Herta Müller, Ingeborg Bachmann and others. Lyn researches contemporary German-language literature and is the German section editor of the journal Modern Languages Open. She is the translator of Larissa Boehning's Swallow Summer,
out in 2016 with Comma.