Olivia Wenzel was born in Weimar in 1985, in Eastern Germany, studied Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Practices at the University of Hildesheim, and lives in Berlin. She is a playwright as well as prose writer and musician. Her plays have been performed at Münchener Kammerspiele, Thalia Theater Hamburg, Deutsches Theater and Ballhaus Naunynstraße in Berlin. She also gives workshops for children, youth and adults. 1000 Coils of Fear is her debut novel and will be published in an English translation in May 2022 by Catapult Book in the US.
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