Fechner, Charlotte Luise (Germany)

Charlotte Luise Fechner was born in Berlin in 1979 and studied English literature and drama in London. She has been living and working in Cologne since 2002 as a freelance writer, translator, drama lecturer and online writer/editor. She works at independent theatres and on short film projects and directed the 2880 short film festival in Leverkusen from 2004 to 2008. In 2010, she received a workshop scholarship from the Juergen Ponto Foundation. She is working on her first novel and on theatre texts as well as lecturing in drama and working as an online author/editor.

Her play Schneeschuhhasen im Glas (Snowshoe Hares in a Glass) was awarded third prize in the Dutch-German children’s and youth theatre festival Kaas und Kappes 2011 and invited to the Frankfurt Authors Forum for Children’s and Youth Theatre 2011.