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Bettina Belitz

Bettina Belitz was born in Heidelberg in 1973, and very soon fell under the spell of the book shelves. It wasn’t long before reading wasn’t enough – no, she had to scribble her own stories down, too. After university, Bettina Belitz worked as a journalist until she was able to devote herself to ...

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Jennifer Benkau

Jennifer Benkau was born in 1980 in the neighbourhood of Cologne, where she still lives with her husband, three children and two cats. After spending her childhood days hammering stories out on a typewriter, she no sooner grew up when she fell promptly into a deep sleep, like Snow White, that ...

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Sophie Benning

After she was thrown from her first furnished apartment – much like our protagonists – Sophie Benning shared a flat with her friends. She stayed in it during her studies as a graphic designer. Of course there were days when the three women sat in the kitchen planning how to get rid of the male ...

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Agnes Hammer

Agnes Hammer grew up with five siblings in Westerwald in Germany, before she moved to Cologne for her studies in German literature and philosophy. Today she works at an institute teaching young adults from difficult social backgrounds. Since 2005 she has also worked as an anti-aggression trainer....

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Anne Krüger

Anne Krüger was born in 1975 in the middle of the Cold War, just when one of the US Apollo capsules was joining up with a Soyuz capsule in space. After university, she worked in various land-based jobs before going independent as a radio-play author. This Open Mic finalist lives with her family ...

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Gina Mayer

Gina Mayer was born in Ellwangen in 1965. After attending school in Schwäbisch Hall and spending a year in Naples, she studied graphic design in Trier and Düsseldorf before working as a copywriter. After having a baby she started writing.

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Chantal-Fleur Sandjon

Chantal-Fleur Sandjon is an Afro-German who grew up in Berlin during the 1980s. After a few spells in Cameroon and the United Kingdom, she spent several years in Johannesburg, in South Africa. She is a food scientist, an activist, an author and a Spoken Word Artist; in 2012 she fetched up in ...

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Oliver Uschmann

Oliver Uschmann was born in 1977. He was one of the most out-of-place guys in school. He worked for UPS, and he broke off his apprenticeship to become a book dealer after just one day to start studying German and English literature in Bochum.
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Daniel Westland

Daniel Westland is convinced that two things will make the world a better place: knowledge and dreams. He has managed to combine both these by writing books about facts, and novels. Indeed, he has already written lots of successful books with TV and high-society celebrities, as well as on his own ...

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Klaus-Peter Wolf

Klaus-Peter Wolf
was born 1954 in Gelsenkirchen. After his Abitur, he worked for a local paper, organised a youth centre and drifted from place to place all over Europe as a conjuring clown. During this time, he started to write stories about himself and his friends, which found more and more ...

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