Laura Watkinson studied medieval and modern languages at St. Anne's College, Oxford University, and linguistics at Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. She translates from Dutch, German and Italian into English and has a particular interest in contemporary art, literature and children's books. Her recent projects include a translation of Karlijn Stoffels's HEARTSINGER (Arthur A. Levine), Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King (Pushkin) and Cees Nooteboom’s Letters to Poseidon (MacLehose Press). 

She has taught German and English, including translation skills, at universities in Germany, Italy, Scotland and England, and now lives in Amsterdam.

For more, go to Laura Watkinson's own website

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