Timo Berger, born in 1974 in Stuttgart, studied Comparative Literature, Latin American Studies, and Modern German Literature in Tübingen, Buenos Aires, and Berlin. He is an author, publicist, and translator, focusing particularly on contemporary Latin American poetry and prose. In 2006, together with Rike Bolte, he founded the mobile Latin American poetry festival, »Latinale«. His translations include works by Fabián Casas, Sergio Raimondi, and Julián Herbert, among others. He has edited anthologies of young Argentinian and Brazilian authors: »Asado verbal« (2010, tr: Verbal Barbecue) and »Buenos Aires. Eine literarische Einladung« (2019, tr: Buenos Aires. A Literary Invitation). Berger, who lives in Berlin, was a member of the jury for the Anna Seghers Foundation (Anna Seghers Prize) and the Senate Department for Culture. He is currently a member of the jury for »Weltempfänger« and taught and teaches poetry translation at the Goethe University in Frankfurt and the Humboldt University to Berlin.