Jenny Erpenbeck

CREDIT: Nina Subin


Jenny Erpenbeck was born in East Berlin in 1967. She is the author of several works of fiction, including The Book of Words (2007) and Visitation(2010), both translated by Susan Bernofsky and published by New Directions. "The End of Days" won the prestigious Hans Fallada Prize and the International Foreign Fiction Prize. Erpenbeck lives in Berlin.