Dorota Stroińska, born in 1965 in Poznań, has lived in Berlin since 1986 as a translator of mainly German-language literature into Polish (including Karl Jaspers, Rüdiger Safranski, Lutz Seiler, Christian Kracht, Sibylle Lewitscharoff, and Ilse Aichinger). Awarded the Translators’ Prize of the Polish Translators’ Association, nominated for the Central European Literature Prize ANGELUS. She founded the German-Polish Translators-Sztamtysz, researched in the Karl Dedecius Archive, leads translators’ seminars (ViceVersa, the training program KRANICHE/ŻURAWIE) and teaches as a university guest lecturer. She is regularly active as a juror, literary mediator, moderator, and curator of translationale berlin, among others, which she co-founded. Publications as an author include SINN UND FORM and OSTEUROPA.