Born in Bonn in 1985, Dorian Steinhoff is German and Austrian. He studied Philosophy, Law and German at the University of Trier. Since 2010 he has worked as a freelance author journalist and literary agent. As well as writing literary prose, he writes for print and broadcast media. He constantly tours with his own programme of reading events, and gives workshops and seminars on creative writing, poetics and literary culture at universities, schools and independent cultural and educational institutions. He also organises literary projects and moderates book readings. In 2014 he published the short story collection Das Licht der Flammen auf unseren Gesichtern (‘The Light of the Flames on Our Faces’). In 2015 he won the Düsseldorf Prize for Literature. Dorian Steinhoff lives in Cologne.
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