Paul Ingendaay
14/08 - 28/09/2017

Paul Ingendaay

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Paul Ingendaay, born 1961 in Cologne, is a German journalist and author. After studying American, Spanish and German philology, Ingendaay lived in Madrid for 18 years to work as the Spain correspondent for the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Since 2016 he works as the Europe correspondent (culture) in Berlin and writes reportages from the capitals and the periphery.
For his novel Warum du mich verlassen hast (2006) (eng.: Why you left me) he received the Aspekte-price for the best German prose debut and the literature price of the city of Krefeld. Afterwards he wrote the novels Die romantischen Jahre (2011) (eng.: The romantic years) and the collection of stories Die Nacht von Madrid (2013) (eng.: The night of Madrid). Part of his essayistic factual books are: Gebrauchsanweisung für Spanien (14th edition 2016) (eng.: Manual for Spain), Gebrauchsanweisung für Andalusien (2013) (eng.: Manual for Andalusia) und the monograph Mark Twain: Ein Leben in Bildern (2015) (eng.: Mark Twain: A life in images). Ingendaay is co-editor of the edition of Patricia Highsmith in 32 volumes (Diogenes Publisher) and writes regularly on literature of the anglophone and Spanish-speaking world.
Paul Ingendaay holds a scholarship from the Robert Bosch Stiftung as a resident at Vila Sul.

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