Marielle Sutherland studied German at Oxford University and completed a PhD at University College London.
She taught German Studies at various universities and English at secondary level before becoming a freelance translator (DE-EN) in 2011. She holds a Diploma in Translation from the Institute of Linguists.
Her publications as a translator include Rainer Maria Rilke. Selected Poems, co-translated with Susan Ranson, ed. by Robert Vilain (OUP, 2011), Dark Matter: Choreografien von Marco Goecke/Choreographies by Marco Goecke, ed. by Nadja Kadel (Königshausen und Neumann, 2016), Bauhaus Architecture 1919-1933, by Hans Engels (Prestel Verlag, 2018) and Rulantica (Hidden Island) by Michaela Hanauer (Coppenrath Verlag, 2021).
She has also published various translations in literary journals. (2021)