About Clemens Meyer
Clemens Meyer was born 1977 in Halle (Saale) and now lives in Leipzig. His debut novel, Als wir träumten, was published in 2006, followed by Die Nacht, die Lichter: Stories in 2008, Gewalten: Ein Tagebuch in 2010, and the novel Im Stein in 2013. His work has won him numerous awards, including the Prize of the Leipzig Book Fair; Im Stein was shortlisted for the German Book Prize and won the Bremen Prize for Literature. In 2015, Clemens Meyer and Thomas Stuber were awarded the German Screenplay Prize for In den Gängen. Andreas Dresen’s film adaptation of Meyer’s first novel, Als wir träumten, competed in the 2015 Berlinale.