AURÉLIE MAURIN was born in Paris in 1975 and has lived in Berlin since 2000. She is
a curator, literary translator of writers including Thomas Brasch and Thomas Rosenlöcher and editor of the VERSSchmuggel collection by Wunderhon and the literary magazine La mer gelée. She is currently head of the TOLEDO Programme of the German Translator Fund, and (together with Ulf Stolterfoht) the new artistic director of the poetry festival Lyrikertreffen in Münster. She is also a songwriter.