Christopher Kloeble

Christopher Kloeble is a German novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter. He studied at the German Creative Writing Program Leipzig and at the University for Film and Television in Munich, and he has held teaching assignments and residencies in Germany, the US, UK, and India, among others. His plays U-Turn and Memory have been staged at major theatres in Vienna, Munich, Heidelberg, and Nuremberg. For his first novel Amongst Loners, he won the Jürgen Ponto Stiftung prize for best debut 2008; his second book A Knock at the Door appeared in 2009. The third, Almost Everything Very Fast, which Kloeble is currently adapting as a feature film, was published in English with Graywolf Press (USA). His first film script, Inclusion, was produced in 2011 and nominated for the Prix Europa 2012 for Best Movie Script. His most recent novel, The Shadows of the Salz Family, appeared in Germany in 2016. Kloeble lives in Berlin and Delhi. Read more on his website.

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