Arne Braun (b. 1965) was born in Dresden and grew up in Berlin. She studied German and Dutch language and literature in Leipzig and then worked as a lecturer in the Dutch department at the University of Leipzig for a number of years. She has worked as a freelance literary translator from Dutch since 2000. Braun has translated work by authors including Karel Glastra van Loon, Lucette ter Borg, Vonne van der Meer and David Van Reybrouck.