© Valerie Schmidt
© Valerie Schmidt

Christopher Kloeble is a German novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter. He studied at the German Creative Writing Program Leipzig and at the University for Film and Television in Munich, and he has held teaching assignments and residencies in Germany, the US, UK and India, among others. His plays U-Turn and Memory have been staged at major theatres in Vienna, Munich, Heidelberg and Nuremberg. For his first novel Amongst Loners he won the Juergen Ponto-Stiftung prize for best debut 2008; his second book A Knock at the Door appeared in 2009. The third, Almost Everything Very Fast, which Kloeble is currently adapting as a feature film, was published in English with Graywolf Press (USA). His first film script, Inclusion, was produced in 2011 and nominated for the Prix Europa 2012 for Best Movie Script. His new novel, The Shadows of the Salz Family, came out in 2016. His first non-fiction book, Home Made In India, is forthcoming in 2017. Kloeble lives in Berlin and Delhi.


GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

 

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • Stipend of the Bavarian Television

2004-2005

  • Writer-In-Residence of the city of Ranis/Germany

 

 

SELECT LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

2017 Non-fiction "Home Made In India" (dtv premium)

 

2016 Novel "Die unsterbliche Familie Salz" (dtv)

 

2012 Novel "Meistens alles sehr schnell" (dtv premium)

 

2011 Movie script for "Inklusion"

 

2011 Short story "In the eye" in "Washington Square Review"

 

2009 Short stories "Wenn es klopft" (dtv premium)

 

2008 Novel "Unter Einzelgängern" (dtv premium)

 

2007 Play "Memory (Morgen war gestern)" (Drei Masken Verlag)

 

2006 Play "Wenn möglich, bitte wenden" (Drei Masken Verlag)

in buchkultur

interview "Writers & COMPANY" with eleanor wachtel

interview kultur 360

Reading at the university of Arizona

READING AT Waterloo Centre for German Studies

INTERVIEW THE COMMON

Interview Bangalore Literature Festival

Panel sharjah book fair

with saskya jain in outlook magazine

Interview goethe institut Toronto

podcast interview virtual memories

interview brooklyn magazine

interview deutsche welle

Article for zeit online (in english)