Jane Hedley-Prôle studied German and Dutch at the University of Liverpool, after which she settled in the Netherlands. Alongside her job at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs she works as a freelance translator. She has translated Diaghilev: A Life by Sjeng Scheijen (together with S. J. Leinbach), The Fetish Room by Rudi Rotthier and Redmond O’Hanlon, We Are Our Brains by D. F. Swaab, and many short stories.