Ingrid Glienke grew up in Germany. After many years in Australia and in England she now lives in the north of Germany. For the last decade she has worked as a translator and editor of fiction and travel writing. Her poems have appeared in German literary magazines and anthologies. Her first poetry collection was published in spring 2013. She graduated from the Birkbeck Creative Writing MA in 2009 and is currently working on her first novel which is set in the post war era in London and on the continent