Schulz published his first non-fiction children's book, "Jackeline. Ein Mädchen in Nicaragua" in 1990 in cooperation with Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action). Since then he has published a number of critically acclaimed novels for children and teens.
His children's book "Auf dem Strom", published in 1998, has been translated into many different languages.
Hermann Schulz lives in Wuppertal.