Yadé Kara, 2008, Frankfurt
Yadé Kara (Çayırlı, 1965) is a Turkish-German writer.
Born in Eastern Anatolia, she grew up in West Berlin. She studied English and German studies and also drama at the Schiller Theater. She has worked as an actress, teacher and journalist in cities like London, Istanbul or Hong Kong and published several articles for radio and television.
Her first novel Selam Berlin (2003) won the Deutschen Bücherpreis and the Adelbert-von-Chamisso-Förderpreis in 2004.
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