Lea Schneider, born in Cologne, Germany, now lives and works as a freelance author, translator, and critic in Berlin after extended periods living in China and Taiwan. Her writing is located in the space between poetry, essay, and translation, but she prefers to mix these three forms into something new. She also works with the poetry collective G13 on performances and forms of collective writing. Her most recent publications include a collection of Chinese poetry translated into German, Chinabox. Neue Lyrik aus der Volkrepublik (China Box: New Poetry from the People’s Republic) (2016) as well as a volume of poetry, made in china (2020), published by Verlagshaus Berlin.