Biography

Since 2010: Editor, Hamburger Edition

2008–2009: Editor-in-chief, Arche Literatur Verlag, Hamburg and Zürich, and Atrium Verlag, Zürich

2005–2008: Editor-in-chief, Atrium Verlag, Zürich

2001–2005: Editor-in-chief, Berliner Taschenbuch Verlag

1997–2001: Freelance editor for the publishing houses Rowohlt Verlag, Hoffmann & Campe, Hamburger Edition

Formerly a lecturer in German literature and language at universities and institutions in Hamburg, Prague, and Lille

MA degree in contemporary German literature, theater studies, and political science, University of Hamburg, and doctoral degree in German literature from the University of Hamburg (1999) with a thesis on the connections between number theory and writing systems (“Die De-Chiffrierung der Schrift oder Die transzendentale Obdachlosigkeit des Weiblichen im System der Zeichen”)