Christoph Peters | May-August 2019
Christoph Peters was born in 1966 at Kalkar on the Lower Rhine. From 1988 to 1994 he studied painting at the Karlsruhe Art Academy under H.E. Kalinowski and G. Neusel, and finally as Meuser’s master class student. He then worked for five years as a passenger controller at Frankfurt Airport. Since 2000 he has lived in Berlin as a writer and draftsman. Most recently he has published the novels Das Jahr der Katze (2018) (The Year of the Cat) and Dorfroman (2020) (Village Novel). His work has received numerous awards, including the 1999 Aspect Literature Prize, the 2016 Friedrich Hölderlin Prize, and the 2018 Wolfgang Koeppen Literature Prize.
Christoph Peters was a resident at Tarabya Culture Academy from June to September 2015, from June to August 2017, and from May to August 2019.