Specimen stems from Babel, the literary festival dedicated to translation.
Specimen editorial staff includes Vanni Bianconi, Pascal Janovjak, Nausikaa Angelotti. The initial editorial committe is made of Maurizia Balmelli, Matteo Terzaghi, Matteo Campagnoli, Shalene Moodie, Adania Shibli, Saleh Addonia. Specimen’s collaborator network is ever-increasing.