Jana Hensel

  born 1976 in Leipzig
© Heinrich Völkel


studied in Leipzig, Marseille, Berlin and Paris 

1999 editor of the Leipzig literary journal "Edit"
2000 newspaper editor founding the weekly "Altenburger Wochenblatt"
1993 Internet-Anthology "Null" (together with Thomas Hettche)
2002 first novel "Zonenkinder" (After the Wall)

Theodor-Wolff Prize for newspaper article "Vater Morgana" (DIE ZEIT) 

  lives in Berlin


Last update June 2011

    Eugen Ruge wins the German Book Prize 2011

    His novel “In Zeiten des abnehmenden Lichts” is an autobiographical story of an East German family and his incredible literary debut.