Bradley Schmidt grew up in rural Kansas, where he studied German literature before moving to Germany. He is currently based in Leipzig, working as a translator and editor. He also teaches writing and translation at Leipzig University, and is Co-Editor at No Man’s Land. His translations of contemporary German prose and poetry are widely published. He frequently posts thoughts and pictures @leipzig_is_lit. His translation of Lea Schneider’s Invasion in Reverse received an honorable mention for the 2019 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation.