Stefanie de Velasco
Stefanie de Velasco was born in the Rhineland and raised as a Jehovah’s Witness. At fifteen she left the religious organization and subsequently studied Ethnology and Political Science. She is a regular contributor to publications such as Zitty, FAZ, and Die Zeit, and her debut novel, Tigermilch, was published in 2013 by Kiepenheuer & Witsch. It was translated into multiple languages, including English (as Tiger Milk), and adapted into a feature film.
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