23. ilb 06. – 16.09.2023

Judith Schalansky

Portrait Judith Schalansky
© Hartwig Klappert

born in 1980 in Greifswald, studied art history and communications design. She débuted in 2008 with »Blau steht dir nicht« (tr: Blue Doesn’t Suit You). She has won many prizes for her »Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln« (2009; Eng. »Atlas of Remote Islands«, 2010) and the novel »Der Hals der Giraffe« (2011; »The Giraffe’s Neck«, 2014), including the Preis der Stiftung Buchkunst. She is the publisher of the »Naturkunden« book series and lives in Berlin as a book designer and freelance writer.