About


Emma Rault is a writer and a translator from German and Dutch. Her essays have appeared in Guernica, The Cut, the LA Review of Books, and on Sky News’ Morning Stories in the UK, among other outlets. She is the recipient of a 2019 Idyllwild Arts Fellowship for non-fiction.

She is the translator of Nina Polak’s The Dandy (Strangers Press, 2020) and Rudolph Herzog’s Ghosts of Berlin (Melville House, 2019). Some of her other literary translations can be found in Literary Hub, Asymptote, Hinterland Magazine and New Books in German. Her arts and culture translations have been published by ArtEZ Press, Amsterdam University Press, ArtReview and many others. In 2017, she was awarded the GINT Translation Prize.

Some of her previous homes have included the Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, the upstairs of a bird-of-prey hospital in rural Cambridgeshire and a houseboat on the London canals. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Twitter: @emmarault

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