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Susan Kreller, born in Plauen in 1977, did her doctorate in German literature. She won the Kranichsteiner Jugendliteratur grant, has been nominated four times for the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, winning it in 2015 for »Schneeriese«. »Pirasol«, her highly praised first novel for adults, was published in 2017. She is a freelance writer and lives with her family in Berlin.