Born 1957 in Cologne.
Study of theatre, film and television in Cologne.
1984-88 active as a free-lance film author.
1989 completion of doctorate; active as a lecturer at the Institut für Theater-, Film- und Fernsehwissenschaft in Cologne.
Since 1996 a free-lance writer.
Numerous publications, including: “Eine der Geschichten aus Donner & Sturm” (short novel) and “Örtliche Leidenschaften – Compilationes” (novel, both 1997). Author of texts on art.
1996 recipient of the Literaturförderpreis Düsseldorf, 1997 of a grant from the City of Amsterdam.