New Editor at NBG


Sarah Hemens

We’re delighted to welcome Sarah Harrington Hemens to the NBG team. During her first few months in the role of Editor, Sarah will focus on developing the project. She is keen to gather a wide range of views and ideas, so please do get in touch.

Sarah has an MA (Hons.) in German from the University of Edinburgh and has studied and worked in Berlin and Cologne. Sarah interned with New Books in German towards the end of 2017 and has since been writing reader reports on German books for a foreign rights agent.

Sarah has a background in fundraising from trusts and foundations, as well as overseeing and developing print and online publications and external communications in a range of fields including human rights, humanitarian aid, housing and homelessness and medical research. She is currently the Vice Chair of Anti-Slavery International, the world’s oldest international human rights organisation.