Anne Bandel was born in Berlin. She studied Dentistry, Graphic Design and History of Art in Germany and in the US. During the day, for the last 22 years, she has been working as a dentist in Berlin. During the night, for the last ten years, Bandel has been on stage singing Jazz and Chanson. She took part in several writing workshops and co-founded the authors’ association The Club of the blind Neurosurgeons. Her first cosy-crime novel Von oben fällt man tiefer (The fall is deeper from the top) is published at dtv.