Edith Einhart, born 1969 in Munich, was trained to become a journalist at the Axel Springer Verlag (amongst others Bild am Sonntag). She works as an editorial journalist at the women's magazine Freundin in Munich.


Mit Mutter ans Meer-s

Warum entscheiden schwer faellt-s



From 1968 till 1973, Rudolf Egg studied psychology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Erlangen. Between 1973 and 1983, he was a research fellow at the institute for psychology at Erlangen-Nuremberg University. 1979, he took his doctoral degree in psychology, crimonology and psychopathology, followed by his habilitation in 1983.
From 1980 till 1982, he was working at Bielefeld University, from 1983 till 1985, he was the substitute professor at the chair of psychology at Bayreuth University. Since 1986, he is working at the then newly founded Kriminologische Zentralstelle (KrimZ) in Wiesbaden, since 1997 he functions as its director.
Because of his wide experience as a scientist and expert witness, Rudolf Egg is a media-appreciated specialist for the explanation of psychological backgrounds of crimes or for the profiling of offenders and/or suspects.


Egg Die unheimlichen Richter s color


Marc Engelhardt, born 1971 in Cologne, studied geography, marine biology and law in Kiel. In Brazil, he learned Portuguese, in Ecuador Spanish, and on the side he got to know a lot of other regions and languages in the whole world.
After a traineeship at NDR und some years at Tagesschau he decided to stay permanently in foreign countries: For seven years he stayed in Nairobi, where his two daughters were born.
As a correspondent for African issues he worked for ARD, die tageszeitung, NZZ, DIE ZEIT and many other German-language media. Since 2011, Engelhardt lives in Geneva as a reporter and covers the events at the United Nations. Furthermore, he writes and travels and is the chairman of the global network of correspondents weltreporter.net.





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Völlig utopisch


Heike Faller was born in 1971 and studied at German Journalism School in Munich. She worked for Brigitte, GEO and the SZ Magazin in New York and Hamburg. Since 1999 Heike Faller works as an editor for the section Leben of the weekly DIE ZEIT. She was awarded the Axel Springer-Preis in 1997 and the Emma-Journalistinnen-Preis in 2006.


Wie ich einmal versuchte reich zu werden


Kajo Fritz junior works as head of editorial at the Westfalenpost. From 2008 till 2017 he was an editor, author and reporter with stern TV. Before that, he studied at Deutsche Journalistenschule in Munich and gathered work experience at, among others, Süddeutsche Zeitung and sueddeutsche.de, stern and stern.de, Karriere, GQ, as well as WDR. Beside his work, he is writing his PhD about media victims at the Institut für Kommunikations- und Medienforschung in Cologne.


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Jochen Frech, born in 1967, is a police officer and learned public administration specialist. Before his studies he worked for six years in a special force of the police. For several years Frech manages the main institution for physical education of the police in Baden-Württemberg.



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Frech Hochsommermord Clubausgabe-s



Léda Forgó, born in 1973 in Hungary and raised there, studied playwriting at the University of Arts in Berlin. About her first novel, Der Körper meines Bruders (en.: The Body of my Brother), which won her the Adalbert-von-Chamisso Förderpreis in 2008, György Dalos said: »A linguistic expressivity which is only rarelay to be found in contemperary German prose.« Léda Forgó lives with her three children at the Baltic Sea.


vom ausbleiben der schoenheit

Der Körper meines Bruders


Agnes Flügel is a learned cultural scientist and by now a passionate beekeeper. For a life with and within nature she gave up her job as an editor in a PR agency and moved from Hamburg to the rural areas of Schleswig-Holstein, where, since 2007, she runs her honey manufacture called »Flügelchen«.


Die Honigfrau


After working for the German online newspaper Die Zeit for four years and being the editor-in-chief of Zeit's students' section Campus online, Anne-Kathrin Gerstlauer was named one of the top 30 journalists under 30 by Medium Magazin in 2017. In the same year she was awarded the Dumont journalism award, the LBS Wegweiser award, and the “Mitmischen” award of the German parliament. In 2018, she became vice editor-in-chief of the news website Watson.de. She quit the job the very same year and has been working as a freelance journalist, consultant and lecturer for online journalism and communication for millennials since. Gerstlauer lives in Berlin. 


Der Gender-Dating-Gap


Florian Gantner was born in 1980 and studied comparative literature in Inssbruck, St. Ètienne and Vienna, where he now lives again after extended stays abroad. He has so far published four novels – Sternschnuppen der Menschheit (2012), Was man liest (2013), Trockenschwimmer (2015) and O.M. (2018) – as well as pieces in magazines (Lichtungen, Die Rampe among others). He received various awards like the Theodor-Körner-Prize (2014) as well as an artist residency at the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (2015). For excerpts from his fifth novel Soviel man weiß he received the Rauriser advancment adward as wells as the literature prize Floriana (both 2018). Since 2019 Florian Gantner is director of the festival "Literatur findet Land".


Soviel man weiß





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