About Julia Franck
Julia Franck was born in Berlin in 1970. She studied German literature, Philosophy and Anthropology of Native Americans at the FU Berlin.
She has received several awards, including the Marie Luise Kaschnitz Prize in 2004 and the Roswitha Medal of the City of Gandersheim in 2005.
She spent the year 2005 in the Villa Massimo in Rome.
Julia Franck has published several novels, among which the novel ›Die Mittagsfrau‹ (2007), for which she received the German Book Award 2007 and which has been translated into 34 languages.
Her novel ›Lagerfeuer‹ (2003) was turned into a movie in 2012, directed by Christian Schwochow.