Freelance profile

Martin McGarry

In Brussels since 1989. Speak all 3 Belgian languages: Dutch, French, and German. Also Spanish. Have written on Belgian history, politics, culture for business monthly Trends International (Arts Editor for 2 years), weekly Agenda, (online) Dublin Review of Books. Covered Belgium for European Voice (Economist Group) "What the papers say" column. Translator from Dutch, French, German, Spanish, mainly cultural sector, everything from concert programmes to a book on hereditary illnesses. Rewriting material by non-English-speakers: from tabloid articles to scientific papers to books on economics and science. Interests: history, current affairs, music (especially classical), art, books, travel, nature. (From Dublin)

Contact details:

Street: rue Victor Vanderhoeftstraat 7
Town: Brussels
Postcode: B-1030
Country: Belgium
Telephone: +32 2 241 46 76


See suggested rates:

TranslatorRates: Translation
Feature writerRates: Print media
ProofreaderRates: Sub-editing
ResearcherRates: Researcher
Subeditor or editorRates: Sub-editing
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Arts/entertainment
  • Current affairs
  • History
  • Politics
  • Foreign affairs and overseas
  • Music
  • Sport
  • Trade unions
  • Travel/tourism

Major clients:

  • Bozar
  • Brussel Deze Week/Agenda
  • Queen Elisabeth (Music) Competition
  • National Orchestra of Belgium
  • Fondation pour les Arts/Stichting voor de Kunsten

Profile last updated: 2014-01-22 13:30:23