Nina Jäckle
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Nina Jäckle

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:

2010 Nai oder was wie so ist (short story)
2011 Zielinski (novel)
2014 Der lange Atem

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)


Winter 2014 (Issue 09), The Long Breath (excerpt)