Manfred Theisen

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Manfred Theisen (* 1962 in Cologne ) is a German author .


Theisen studied German , English and politics and spent two years doing research for the German Ministry of the Interior in the Soviet Union . He founded a development aid association in Ethiopia . Theisen worked as an editor and headed a newspaper office in Cologne before he became a writer . Manfred Theisen has received grants (including research for his novel Checkpoint Jerusalem in the Palestinian Territories ) and prizes for his work.

Theisen has four children and lives in Cologne. Since 2006, in addition to his readings, he has also been working with children and young people in writing workshops using the method of "media writing" he developed.

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Stumbling block over the protagonist of the 2009 novel
  1. In the stranglehold of the school. cbj, Munich 2014, ISBN 978-3-570-22393-2 .
  2. Nerd forever - I think the ball hits me. Cbj, Munich 2014, ISBN 978-3-570-15790-9 .
  3. Nerd forever - school trip to hell . cbt, Munich 2016, ISBN 978-3-570-31045-8 .

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