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Julie Winter

Julie Winter is a linguist and freelance translator. She holds a PhD in German literature and thought from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, as well as an MA focusing on English linguistics. She has a particular interest in the work of women involved in German resistance groups during the Nazi regime, the history of Germans expelled from their Eastern European homelands, and German contemporary fiction, songs, and poetry. She is the translator of Freya von Moltke’s Memories of Kreisau  (University of Nebraska Press), Marion Yorck von Wartenburg’s The Power of Solitude: My Life in the German Resistance (University of Nebraska Press), Alena Wagnerova’s In 1945 They Were Children: Flight and Expulsion in the Life of a Generation  (Picton Press), and a biography of Nazi resistance fighter Hans Bernd von Haeften by his wife Barbara von Haeften (in progress). She has published English versions of songs by Bettina Wegner, as well as translations into German of contemporary English poetry. 

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