Tino Hanekamp born in Wippra in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in 1979, he started out as a music journalist and travelled the world before becoming manager of the »Weltbühne« music club in Hamburg. When »Weltbühne« was pulled down, he founded »Uebel & Gefährlich«, a music club that has received several awards, and where Hanekamp remains as programme manager. Along with an audio book he published his first novel in 2011. »So was von da« (tr. Very Present) is a story set in the distinctive Hamburg neighbourhood of St. Pauli. Presently he lives in Berlin.
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