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Dorothea Dieckmann

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Nationality  German
Books  Guantanamo
Role  Writer
Name  Dorothea Dieckmann
Occupation  Writer, Teacher

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Born  1957 (age 57–58)Freiburg

Dorothea Dieckmann is an award winning writer from Germany.

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Life

Dorothea Dieckmann was born in Freiburg in 1957. She has lived in Hamburg, Koln, Rome, Tübingen and Stuttgart. Prior to becoming a full-time writer Diechmann worked as a high school teacher.

Literary career

She is a recipient of the 1990 Literature Prize of the City of Hamburg. In 1997 she received the Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf scholarship. In 1998 she received the Marburger Literaturpreis. In 2004 she received a scholarship from Ledig House. In 2009 she was chosen to be Dresden's writer in residence.

Her novel "Guantanamo" was her first to be translated into English. When Tim Mohr translated the novel into English he won the Best Translated Book Award..

References

Dorothea Dieckmann Wikipedia


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