born in 1988 near Hannover and studied dramatic writing in Berlin. He works primarily in collaboration with his friend Michel Decar. For their second joint stage production, »Das Tierreich« (tr. The animal kingdom) they were awarded the Brother Grimm Prize. Their latest project »Der Volkshai« (tr. The folk’s shark) premiered January 2015 in Bonn. Nolte recently published his first novel, »ALFF«, about a series of murders at a New England high school and the challenges of growing up.