PREVIEW FOR BOOK READING WITH GERMAN AUTHOR SILKE SCHEUERMANN
About The Author:
Silke Scheuermann, born 1973, first gained acclaim for her poetry. Educated in Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig, and Paris, she studied literature and theatre studies. She is the author of three novels, of which The Hour Between Dog and Wolf was the first. She has been awarded numerous literary prizes. Scheuermann is often associated with a certain set of young authors in Germany that also includes Judith Hermann. From Hermann?s work came the "sound of a new generation" and a "female wonder" (Spiegel 12/1999). The "female wonder" (Fr?uleinwunder) refers to a generation of young female authors who are highly successful authors.
About The Moderator:
Nikhilesh Sinha is a PhD candidate at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London (UCL). He holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Hyderabad and Masters in Law and Economics from the Universities of Hamburg and Bologna. He was the first Indian to receive an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Law and Economics in 2004, and currently holds the Urban Knowledge Network Asia Fellowship as well as a UCL Doctoral Fellowship.
Nikhilesh's interests include literature and theatre. He co-founded Theatreworks, Hyderabad in 2002, and has directed and acted in plays staged in Hyderabad, Mumbai and London.