lda Ymeri, born in 1975, studied German Language and Literature at the Linguistic Faculty in Tirana from 1994-1998 and worked for the company P+Z Engineering GmbH in Munich from 1998-2005. She has worked for HEAD GmbH since 2006. In 2009 she completed her MBA at the FOM College in Munich. Elda Ymeri translates from German and English into Albanian. Her translations include works by Siegfried Lenz, Peter Handke, Harry Mulisch, Banana Yoshimoto and Robert McLiam Wilson.