Karen Köhler (1974) has been an actress for several years, but nowadays she writes theatre scripts and prose. Her first novel Wir haben Raketen geangelt (‘We caught rockets’) has already sold 35,000 copies in Germany. It has been awarded with the Schubart-Literaturförderpreis and the Rauriser Literaturpreis 2015. On the 13th of November 2015 Köhler will perform at the Crossing Border Festival in The Hague.
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- February 19th, performance at the Avond van het korte verhaal – boekhandel Pantheon
- March 12th and 13th, participating in the German writers tour through the Netherlands of the CPNB, during the opening of the Dutch Bookweek 2016
- March 23rd and 24th, participating in the Passa Porta Seminar commencing in Brussel from March 21st until March 26st 2016.
- Two 1minute-video’s by Why I Love This Book with Karen Kohler, both English spoken. One on her first book Wir haben Raketen geangelt and another discussing her favourite Dutch novel: Wij by Flemish author Elvis Peeters. Wij by Elvis Peeters has been translated into German (Blumenbar Verlag) and Hungarian (Európa).