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Anne Weber was born in Offenbach in 1964, and has lived in Paris as a freelance author and translator since 1983. She has translated both from German into French, i.a. Sibylle Lewitscharoff and Wilhelm Genazino, and vice versa, i.a. Pierre Michon and Marguerite Duras. She writes her own books in both German and French. She has been awarded the Heimito von Doderer Literature Prize, the 3sat Prize, the Kranichsteiner Literature Prize and the Johann Heinrich Voß Prize, among others. Anne Weber was awarded the German Book Prize 2020 for her book Annette, ein Heldinnenepos (Annette, an epic Heroine). What's more, in 2022, she received the Leipzig Book Fair Prize for her translation of the novel Nevermore by Cécile Wajsbrot.