About Katerina Poladjan
Katerina Poladjan was born in Moscow, grew up in Rome and Vienna and now lives in Germany. A playwright and essayist, her prose debut One Night, Elsewhere was followed by Maybe Marseille, and she also co-wrote the literary travelogue Beyond Siberia with Henning Fritsch. She has been nominated for both the Alfred Döblin Prize and the European Prize for Literature and participated in the 2015 Festival of German-Language Literature in Klagenfurt. For Hier sind Löwen she received grants from the German Literature Fund, the Berlin Senate and the Tarabya Cultural Academy in Istanbul.