Susanne Heinrich, a reverend’s daughter from eastern germany, wrote her first four books between the age of 19 and 25. She was awarded for her works many times i.e. with the invitation to the Bachmannpreis, residencies at the Villa Aurora L. A., Casa Baldi Olevano Romano and Schloss Solitude Stuttgart. Between 2012 and 2019 she studied directing at Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin. Her graduation film AREN’T YOU HAPPY? won the Max-Ophüls-Preis in the category »Best Fiction Film«. She’s mother of a daughter and works occasionally as a journalist and curator.