Gül Özlen works as a freelance literary translator into Turkish. In the Translators' House, she is working on the Turkish translation of 'De ontelbaren' by Elvis Peeters for Tekin Yayinevi. Previously, she translated amongst others work by Annie M.G. Schmidt, Annelies Verbeke, Geert Mak, Arnon Grunberg and Simon Vestdijk.
Ilja Braun is literary translator into German. For the moment, he is working on the German translation of 'Mieke Maaike's obscene jeugd' by Louis Paul Boon for Alexander Verlag. Previously, he translated novels by Stefan Brijs, Esther Verhoef, Ilse Nackaerts and Wilfried de Jong.