Tutors & Staff

Bill Martin

BILL MARTIN is a Berlin-based translator from German and Polish whose publications include Michał Witkowski’s Lovetown (finalist for the 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize), Erich Kästner’s Emil and the Detectives,… Read more »

Rebecca Rukeyser

REBECCA RUKEYSER is the recipient of a 2018 Grant for Non-German Literature, awarded by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe. She holds an MFA (Fiction) from the Iowa… Read more »

Dimitra Didangelou

DIMITRA DIDANGELOU is a psychologist, science journalist and author who aims to help people gain insight and enhance their creativity through expressive writing. Alongside campaigning to raise public awareness about… Read more »

Nick Makoha

NICK MAKOHA’s first full-length collection ‘Kingdom of Gravity’ was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for best first collection (Forward Prizes for Poetry) and he was the 2015 winner of… Read more »

Mathilde Ramadier

MATHILDE RAMADIER

MATHILDE RAMADIERis from Southern France and now lives between Berlin and Arles. After a first degree as a graphic designer, she went on to study æsthetics and psychoanalysis at the… Read more »

Rachael Allen

RACHAEL ALLEN’s first collection of poems, KINGDOMLAND, was published by Faber & Faber in 2019. Her collaboration with the painter Marie Jacotey, NIGHTS OF POOR SLEEP, was published as a co-authored artists’… Read more »

Nikesh Shukla

NIKESH SHUKLA is the author of three novels. Most recently, he authored the critically acclaimed The One Who Wrote Destiny (2018). His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was shortlisted for the Costa First… Read more »

Sophie Mackintosh

SOPHIE MACKINTOSH was born in South Wales in 1988 and is currently based in London. Her fiction, essays and poetry have been published by Granta, The White Review, The New York Times,… Read more »

Ben Fergusson

BEN FERGUSSON is an award-winning novelist. He was born in Southampton in 1980 and grew up near Didcot in Oxfordshire. He currently teaches at the University of Potsdam. ​Ben’s debut… Read more »

Season Butler

SEASON BUTLER is a writer, artist, dramaturg and lecturer in Performance Studies and Creative Writing. Her writing, research and art practice centre around intersectionality and narratives of otherness, isolation and negotiations… Read more »