Jackie Thomae was born in Halle in 1972. She has worked as a journalist and scriptwriter for TV.
Momente der Klarheit, her first novel, is an unromantic comedy about love which presents a range of metropolitan characters united by the thread of relationships which start and fail.
This “Episodenroman” has received high critical acclaim, and its promotion by Hanser to English language publishers includes Deborah Langton’s sample translation in English, which appears in Issue 11 of No Man’s Land. (2016)