Julia Rothenburg was born in 1990 in Berlin. She studied sociology and political science, first in Freiburg, later again in Berlin. For her manuscript Koslik ist krank she received the Retzhof Award for Young Literature 2015. She also took part in the writing class of the Jürgen Ponto foundation. Her debut novel Koslik ist krank will be published in autumn 2017 by FVA.