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John von Düffel  [ Germany ]

Biography

John von Düffel Portrait
© Katja Sonnenberg

Guest 2005.

Bibliography

Das schlechteste Theaterstück der Welt
Seelze
Friedrich, 1995

Oi
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1995

Solingen
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1995

Die Unbekannte mit dem Fön
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1997

Missing Müller
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1997

Vom Wasser
DuMont
Köln, 1998

Born in the R.A.F
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1999

Rinderwahnsinn
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 1999

Neue deutsche Stücke
Merlin
Gifkendorf, 2000

Schwimmen: kleine Philosophie der Passionen
dtv
München, 2000

Zeit des Verschwindens
DuMont
Köln, 2000

Ego
DuMont
Köln, 2001

Wasser und andere Welten
DuMont
Köln, 2002

Houwelandt
DuMont
Köln, 2004

Hotel Angst
DuMont
Köln, 2006

John von Düffel was born in Göttingen in 1966.  He grew up in Ireland, the USA and Germany and studied Philosophy at Stirling University in Scotland and in Freiburg im Breisgau. Düffel has worked as theatre and film critic, translator, playwright, and author of radio plays and drama production assistant. He was awarded the Aspekte Literature Prize for his debut novel "Vom Wasser" (1998; t: On water), and later received the Prize "Das neue Buch" and the Nicolas Born Prize.  Most of his works revolve around the element of Water, such as his 'Houweland' (2004) and 'Hotel Angst' (2006).

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