Renate Stendhal

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. (, is a German born, Paris educated writer, translator and cultural critic. She has translated Gertrude Stein into German and published several books in the United States and Germany, among them the award-winning photobiography Gertrude Stein: In Words and Pictures (Algonquin 1994). She has contributed to numerous magazines and regularly writes for the international magazine of arts and media, Scene4 ( Her ongoing blog has a Facebook page.