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Lucy Fricke | August 2020-September 2020

Lucy Fricke, born in 1974 in Hamburg, initially worked in the film and cinema industry before studying at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig. She has published four novels to date and received numerous awards for her work. Before her residency at Tarabya Cultural Academy, she had been a resident at Ledig House in New York, Villa Kamogawa in Kyoto and Casa Baldi in Olevano Romano. In 2012 she was invited to the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Her novel Töchter (Daughters) received the Bavarian Book Prize 2018; it has been translated into seven languages and filmed for the cinema. Her new novel will be published by Claassen in spring 2022. Fricke lives in Berlin.
Lucy Fricke was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from January to April 2019 and from August to September 2020.