Tanja Kinkel

Tanja Kinkel, born in 1969 in Bamberg, won her fist literary prize at the age of 18. She studied German, Theatre- and communication sciences in Munich and completed her doctorate on the aspects of Feuchtwanger’s conflict with the issue of power.

In 1992, she founded the children’s aid organisation ‘Brot und Bücher e.V’, in order to become active in fighting for a more humane world (more information: www.brotundbuecher.de).

Tanja Kinkel’s novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages; they cover the range from the founding of Rome to America in the 21st century.