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3/2/2022 Future Fairy Tales Berlin-Mitte
4/8/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Malchow
4/8/2022 Infinitissimo (deutsch) Malchow
4/8/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Malchow
5/12/2022 The Mystery of Ainsley Castle (German) Gütersloh
5/12/2022 The Mystery of Ainsley Castle (German) Bielefeld
6/15/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Berlin-Friedenau
6/29/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Beckum
7/1/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Nideggen
7/1/2022 Future Fairy Tales (deutsch) Nideggen
3/6/2023 Diverse Zürich Kanton

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Finally! Future Fairy Tales in Bookstores! March 12, 2022


I'm so excited: my new book, Once upon a Future – Tales from a Faraway World, is waiting for you in all good bookshops in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxemburg! And the first reviews are in too. The bloggers are definitely in agreement: 

“The author has created a masterpiece with this book!”

“The anthology’s variety is exceptional.”

 “The book is definitely different. Good different.”
 “I’ve never seen or read the likes of this before.”
 “A beautifully illustrated and very special fairy tale compilation for the whole family. And a great gift too.”
 “I could have read on and on.”
 “The author’s understanding of today’s adolescent world is head-on.”
 “Fantastic idea!”
 “Ich liebe es!”
Coming Soon! November 26, 2021



Once Upon A Future – Tales from a Distant World (Rowohlt)


Conceived and created in the midst of lockdown, my new baby — uh, I mean book — arrives in March 2022 in German!



Stella Menzel Learns Chinese August 1, 2021



Stella Menzel and the Golden Thread (English working title) was published in China this summer. So thrilled that young Chinese readers will get to know Stella's Russian-German-American family and their lives in St. Petersburg, New York and Berlin. More about the book here.




Berlinale, Here We Come! February 4, 2021

So excited that my Rowohlt Verlag novel “Das Rätsel von Ainsley Castle” was chosen as one of ten novels to be presented in March with “Books at Berlinale,” an event sponsored by the Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival with the Frankfurt Book Fair. It offers publishers and agents the chance to pitch their books to internationally established film producers. The working title for the film adaptation of my book is “Double Puzzle.” More information behind the link.
2021: Book-A-Virtual-Reading! December 17, 2020

My home office online reading season has begun! I'm happy to read to you and your classes in English or German or both. Send me an email to . Can't wait to hear from you!
Infinitissimo (8th-13th grades and adults)

Wallflower (8th-13th grades and adults)

Whispering Leaves (5th-8th grades); English unpublished 

Silence of Snow (5th-8th grades); English unpublished

The Mystery of Ainsley Castle (5th-8th grades); English unpublished


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