Feride Berisha was born in Prishtina in 1966. She studied mechanical engineering and has lived in Berlin and Prishtina since 1993. In Germany, she worked as a court interpreter, educator and family therapist. Inspired by Stefan Hessel’s polemic Empört Euch!, she founded the publishing house “PA” in Prishtina in 2011, which publishes prose, poetry and essays. Since then, many books have appeared, including works by Jamarbër Marko, Ardian-Christian Kyçyku, Gëzim Aliu, but also Fernando Pessoa and Ágota Kristóf. Feride Berisha has been working as a literary translator since 2012. She has translated Hans Fallada (Sachlicher Bericht über das Glück ein Morphinist zu sein), Max Frisch (Mein Name sei Gantenbein), Hans-Magnus Enzensberger (Der Zahlenteufel) and Robert Walser (Der Spaziergang).