Svealena Kutschke is a writer and playwright who lives in Berlin. She has published four novels, most recently Thunderbirds. Her play At our feet, the gold, disappeared from the ground, was invited to the 2019 Author Theater Days and premiered at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. Svealena Kutschke was awarded the Schiller Memorial Prize 2019 and the Hebbel Prize 2022. Her play No Shame in Hope was the winner of the Wiener Wortstätten Drama Lab 2022.
Svealena Kutschke was a resident at the Tarabya Cultural Academy from February to April 2023.