Daniela Dröscher is a Berlin-based writer of prose, essays and plays. She studied German Literature and Language, Philosophy and English Literary Studies in Trier and London, and has written her doctoral thesis on the works of the German-Japanese writer Yoko Tawada. After that, she studied Dramatic Writing at the University of Graz, Austria. For her works, she has been awarded with several prizes and scholarships, e.g. the Anna Seghers-Prize and a grant by the Villa-Aurora / L.A. She has published two novels, The Lights of George Psalmanazar (Berlin Verlag 2009) and Pola (Berlin Verlag 2012), and Gloria, a collection of short stories (Berlin Verlag 2010).