Lena is a German fiction writer and narrative designer for computer games. She's also the national chairperson of the Association of German Authors (Verband deutscher Schriftstellerinnen und Schriftsteller (VS in ver.di)) and co-founder of Phantastik-Autoren-Netzwerk (PAN) e.V. She was a member of the PAN board for 4 years and in this capacity, she co-founded the Netzwerk Autorenrechte (Network Author’s Rights) in 2016 with, among others, Nina George and Eva Leipprand. The Network joins nine (now 13) authors' associations for political purposes. Since November 2019, Lena is a member of the administrative board of VG Wort (writer’s collecting society).
Doris Plöschberger was born in Judenburg (Austria). She studied German Literature and Philosophy and is currently editorial director for German Literature at the Suhrkamp publishing house in Berlin.
Christoph Schröder, born in 1973, studied literature, lives in Frankfurt/Main and works as a literary critik for Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Deutschlandfunk and other media.
Born in 1967 in Helmstedt/Niedersachsen, Klaus Kowalke is a Philosopher, Historian and Bookseller. He was awarded “Best Bookshop in Germany 2018” by the Federal Government Comissioner for Culture and the Media (Federal Government).