Julia Trompeter, born in Siegburg in 1980, lives in Berlin. After her doctorate, she taught philosophy in Germany and the Netherlands. She writes poetry and novels and works freelance for the FAZ and WDR. She has been awarded the Rolf Dieter Brinkmann Scholarship of the City of Cologne and the Poetry Debut Prize of the City of Düsseldorf, among others, for her work. Most recently published: “Versprengtes Herz” (Schöffling & Co 2023).