Annika Scheffel

born 1983 in Hannover, she studied Theatre in Gießen and Bergen. She has already participated in various stage productions as an actress. In 2007 she was awarded a prize by the Young Literature Forum of Hessen-Thuringia and had a scholarship from the screenplay workshop at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (University of Television and Film Munich). In March 2010 she published her first novel, »Ben«. The writer lives in Berlin.