Verena Keßler
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Verena Keßler

Verena Keßler was born in 1988 in Hamburg and now lives in Leipzig, where she studied at the German Literature Institute. In 2018 she took part in the Kölner Schmiede novel workshop and the Jürgen Ponto Foundation writing workshop in 2019. She was a fellow of the 23rd Klagenfurt literature course. The Ghosts of Demmin is her first novel.

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‘The best thing parents can do for their children is not to have them in the first place.’
What if Sina can’t get pregnant? What if Mona had never had children? Would the world be a ...

The Ghosts of Demmin

The Ghosts of Demmin

About the instability of growing up and the question of how much the past determines our present

Larry lives in a city with an unusual history. At the end of the Second World War the ...

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Verena Keßler


Verena Keßler: EVA. Moderiert von Sissy Sevenich

Am Stadthof 16 - 17,
63065 Offenbach

Verena Keßler: EVA. In der Reihe „Narrative um Weiblichkeit, Selbstbestimmung und Mutterschaft“ | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

TTZ Marburg,
Software-Center 3,
35037 Marburg

Verena Keßler mit "EVA" zu Gast bei der Erfurter Herbstlese. Moderiert von Romy Gehrke | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

Haus Dacheröden,
Anger 37,
99084 Erfurt

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Die Gespenser von Demmin (2020)
Eva (2023)