Maren Kames was born in Überlingen at the Bodensee in 1984. She is a freelance author and translator who lives in Berlin. Her debut publication "Halb Taube Halb Pfau" (2016) was awarded with several prizes. Her second book "Luna Luna" (2019) was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Award. In 2020, she received literature prizes, sponsored by the Kulturkreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft and the state capital Wiesbaden.
(c) Die Hoffotografen
Martina Nix grew up in East Berlin and after Reunification studied Modern German Literature and Philosophy. After working for several years as a writer for the radio, the moved to the broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb) where she is the editor for short films made in co-production with the Babelsberg Konrad Wolf film university and the dffb, and her current responsibilities include planning for the rbb film broadcasting slot.
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Tom Konyves is a writer, poet and videopoetry theorist. Having coined the term videopoetry in 1978, Tom Konyves is considered to be "one of the original pioneers of the form". In 2011, he published the groundbreaking Videopoetry: A Manifesto, a “definitive guide” which has garnered more than 20,000 views from 67 countries. He is the author of six books of poetry and a surrealist novella.