Jen Calleja was born in Shoreham-by-Sea, UK, in December 1986.
She is a writer, musician and literary translator from German. Calleja has translated works by authors including Wim Wenders, Michelle Steinbeck, Kerstin Hensel and Gregor Hens, and her translations have been featured in the New Yorker and the White Review. She was the inaugural Translator in Residence at the British Library and writes a column on literature in translation for the Brixton Review of Books. Her debut poetry collection Serious Justice (2016) is published by Test Centre. She lives in London.