Paulina Czienskowski is a freelance journalist and book author from Berlin. She studied German and art history, and lived in the U.S. and Paris before returning to Berlin for a traineeship. In 2020, Blumenbar published her debut novel Taubenleben, which made it to the shortlist for the 2020 EU Prize for Literature. Most recently, her short story Sich erinnern, man selbst zu sein (2021) was published.
As of July 2021