Sarah Pybus

Contact details
16 Ash Mount
1 Winsford Road
S6 1HT
United Kingdom
Professional profile
Language pairs
German > English
Areas of expertise
Literature and Philosophy
Social Sciences
Qualifications and experience

Qualified Member (MITI) of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting
Member of the Society of Authors

Translator from German to English focusing on higher education, tourism/leisure, marketing, media/entertainment and literature. In-house translator in Germany and UK from 2007 to 2012. My interests include dancing, cinema, literature, travel, yoga, swimming and hiking.

Sample projects:

- Tourism brochures and passenger information
- Academic abstracts and papers
- Student university guides
- Interviews, press releases and blog texts
- TV treatments and synopses

Literary translation:

- Reader's reports for German books
- Sample chapters and publicity materials for books

- Jury member for the GINT non-fiction translation competition since 2016
- Associate editor of "No Man's Land" online journal
- 'Translation Encounters' event at the University of Nottingham (2017)
- Winner of Non-Fiction Translation Competition run by the German Book Office New York (2015)
- Non-fiction translation slam at the Goethe Institute in London in September 2015


Crossing the Sea by Wolfgang Bauer (2016, And Other Stories)
Authors and Apparatus by Monika Dommann (2019, Cornell University Press)
45 by Damian Michel Heinisch (2019) – translations for photography project
Angry Weather by Friederike Otto (2020, Greystone Books)

Continuing professional development

- 2020 International Translation Day
- 2019 ITI conference
- 2019 Translating Women conference
- 2019 YTI translation workshop on performing arts
- Sheffield Doc/Fest
- METM 2018