lives in Berlin. Novelist, poet, essayist. Following the novels Wolpertinger oder Das Blau, 1993, the long-banned Meere, 2003, free again since 2016, the Anderswelt trilogy, 1998–2013, and Traumschiff, 2015, he is currently involved primarily with poetic work (most recently Aeolia.Gesang, 2008/2018; Das Ungeheuer Muse, 2018) and—together with Helmut Schulze—with free adaptations of the early work of James Joyce (e.g. Chamber Music / Kammermusik, 2017). Also over thirty radio pieces and poetological-theoretical work. Editor of the literary weblog Die Dschungel.Anderswelt since 2003 (https://dschungel-anderswelt.de).