Translators

Saskia Drude

Saskia Drude

Year and place of birth

1968, Walsrode (Germany)

Education

MA in Baltic and Slavonic Philology Studies at the University of Münster (Germany); diploma in professional translation studies at Vilnius University; Project Studia Baltica, intensive Lithuanian language course in Bonn and Vilnius.

Languages

German – native
Translates from Lithuanian, Latvian and Dutch into German

Work activities

Taught students of German Philology at Vilnius University
For 5 years worked as a translator from English, French, Lithuanian and Latvian into German at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels.
Translates for the translation agency OKAS Language Solutions (Vilnius). Has translated several books commissioned by the German publishing house DOM, Corso publishing house, R. Paknys publishing house in Lithuania and the Lithuanian Culture Institute.

Member of the Lithuanian Association of Literary Translators
2017 – St Jerome Prize
Wrote and published two books about Kosovo and its language.
Is seeking membership at the Dutch Foundation For Literature (Letterenfonds).

Contacts

saskia@infobalt.de

Translated books

Tomas Venclova, Stadtführer Vilnius (Vilnius. Vadovas po miestą), Vilnius: R. Paknio leidykla, 2006

Nijolė Strakauskaitė, Klaipėda, Kurische Nehrung, Königsberg (Klaipėda, Kuršių neringa, Karaliaučius), Vilnius: R. Paknio leidykla, 2008

Julija Reklaitė, Rūta Leitanaitė (Hg.), Architekturführer Vilnius (Vilnius 1900-2012. Naujosios architektūros gidas), Berlin: DOM publishers, 2015

Julija Reklaitė (Hg.), Architekturführer Kaunas (Kaunas 1918-2015. Architektūros gidas), Berlin: DOM publishers, 2016

Romualdas Granauskas, Die traurigen Flüsse (Šventųjų gyvenimai), Hamburg: Corso Verlag, 2017

Kęstutis Navakas, Die gelassene Katze (esė iš tomų Du lagaminai sniego ir Begarsis skambutis), Hamburg: Corso Verlag, 2017

Antanas Astrauskas, Rimvydas Laužikas, Wie der gepökelte Stier nach Konstanz fuhr. Kulinarische Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Litauen und Deutschland mit 31 Rezepten [be lietuviško pavadinimo], Vilnius: LKI, 2017

Kęstutis Kasparavičius, Florentius der Gärtner (Sodininkas Florencijus), Stuttgart: Verlag Urachhaus, 2018

Benas Bėrantas, Die Nusstorte (Riešutortas), Bamberg: Magellan Verlag, 2019

Anthologies or anthologies translated and translated by an interpreter

Juozas Erlickas, Das Abendessen bei Pranas P. Blinkevičius (Vakarienė pas Praną P. Blinkevičių), in: Liane Klein (Hg.), Die Kühlschrankkiste und andere litauische Erzählungen. Aus dem Litauischen von Studenten der Universitäten Münster und Greifswald. Vilnius: Lietuvių literatūros ir tautosakos institutas, 1997

Publications in periodicals