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 (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists
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:

- 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
- Reader's reports for German books
- Sample chapters and publicity materials for books
Crossing the Sea by Wolfgang Bauer (And Other Stories, 2016)
Continuing professional development
- 2018 London and Leipzig Book Fairs
- 2018 ITB Berlin tourism trade fair
- 2017 International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School (UEA, Norwich)
- ITI Conference 2017
- International Translation Day, British Library
- Sheffield Doc/Fest
- METM17
- Workshop on using corpora in translation work
- "Translator contracts explained" (Free Word Centre, London)
- "Copy-editing I" (Society for Editors and Proofreaders)