W. Martin

W. Martin (translation editor, No Man’s Land issue # 1) has published translations from German and Polish, including a new version of Erich Kästner’s Emil and the Detectives (Overlook Press, forthcoming 2007), and works by Kathrin Röggla, Kleist, and Günter Grass in magazines and anthologies. He co-edited Chicago Review’s “New Writing in German” issue in 2002. He is currently translating Michal Witkowski’s novel Lubiewo and writing a doctoral dissertation on socialist film comedy in East Germany and Poland. He lives in Chicago and Berlin.