Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Dirk Kurbjuweit

Dirk Kurbjuweit

Dirk Kurbjuweit is deputy editor-in-chief at Der Spiegel, where he has worked since 1999. He has received numerous awards for his writing, including the Egon Erwin Kisch Prize for journalism, and is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, many of which, including Fear, have been adapted for film, television, and radio in Germany. Fear is the first of his works to be translated into English. He divides his time between Berlin and Hamburg.

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