Martina Lisa (1981), translator. She was born in Czechoslovakia and grew up in Prague. She works as a translator and teacher in Leipzig, where she studied German Studies, language and history. She translates literature, journalistic and social-science texts from Czech (occasionally also from Slovak) and is involved in diverse cultural projects. She was a scholarship holder as part of the Transstar Europa translation project and is a member of the association of translators – VdÜ (Verband deutschsprachiger Übersetzer literarischer und wissenschaftlicher Werke).