born in Frankfurt am Main in 1986, is the international literature festival berlin’s Head of Programme. She studied Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies and Political Science in Mainz. She then lived in London for several years and was awarded her PhD in 2017 from the University of Bath with a thesis on the nature essay. In 2019, her book “The Nature Essay: Ecocritical Explorations” was published by Brill, Rodopi. In addition to her work for the festival, she is a translator, editor of various anthologies and essayist. She has been awarded the Edit Essay Prize and the Essay Prize of Merkur magazine for her texts, among others, and was a scholarship holder of the LCB and the Jürgen Ponto Foundation.