Charlotte Richter began to write when she was still a student and published her first text for radio. Since then she has published several novels for young people and adults. She has received various literary awards including the City of Hamburg Award for Literature. She has been a member of the Hamburg Writers’ Room for many years, a work and office collective for writers, even though she no longer lives in Hamburg. She now lives and writes in Kattendorf in Schleswig-Holstein.