Clemens Meyer (Germany)

Clemens Meyer was born in Halle in 1977 and lives in Leipzig. His debut novel, Als wir träumten (As We Were Dreaming) appeared in 2006 and was followed by Die Nacht, die Lichter (All The Lights) (2008), Gewalten. Ein Tagebuch (Acts of Violence) (2010), and his 2013 novel Im Stein (In The Rock). Clemens Meyer has been awarded numerous literary prizes for his work, including the 2008 Leipzig Book Fair Prize. Im Stein was shortlisted for the 2013 Deutschen Buchpreis and awarded the Bremen Literaturpreis. Als wir träumten (As We Were Dreaming) was adapted for film in 2015 by Andreas Dresen and featured at the Berlinale film festival.