Nina Jäckle * 1966 in Schwenningen, grew up in Stuttgart, went to language schools in French- speaking Switzerland, wanted to be a translator but at the age of 25 started writing, first radio plays, then short stories, then novels.
Her first books were published by Berlin Verlag: Es gibt solche, Noll, Gleich nebenan and Sevilla.
Her next books were published by Klöpfer& Meyer:
Nina Jäckle has received numerous literary prizes, for example the Karlsruhe radio play prize, the Baden- Württemberg Grant, the Heinrich Heine Grant, the Bavarian Literary Grant and the a Grant from the German Literary Fund. She is a member of the VS Baden – Württemberg (the German Writers’ Association) and German PEN.
Her previous work has been translated into French and Spanish.
A trailer for Der lange Atem, excerpted in this issue of no man’s land, can be viewed here (German) or here (English). (2014)