Lena Mareen Bruns, born in Bremen in 1989, is a Berlin-based writer and translator of poetry and prose. She studied German Contemporary Literature, Political Science and Philosophy in Kiel (Germany) and Gothenburg (Sweden) and holds a degree from the University of Gothenburg.
Due to her studies she lived in Sweden for five years, where she learned Swedish and began to translate. She was part of the Berliner Übersetzerwerkstatt at the LCB in 2018 and is a member of the Association of German-Language Translators of Literary and Scientific Works, VdÜ. She has translated poetry by Malte Persson and Jila Mossaed. Her translations have been published in anthologies and she has taken part in the „international poesiefestival“ in Berlin as a translator.
TextIn Wiborg (Translation of "V Vyborge" from Russian)Porträt einer Zeit - Anna Achmatowas lyrisches Werk (Translation of an Essay by Barbara Lönnqvist from Swedish)