Norbert Kron

Norbert Kron, born 1965 in Munich, lives since 1992 in Berlin as a writer, journalist (ARD) and developer of art concepts. His major topics are: love & gender relations, capitalism & german history, Berlin & Israel/Palestine.

Watch a personal tv report from ARD television on Norbert Kron and the project "We don't forget, we go dancing" by clicking here.

He interviewed many celebreties, such as Angelina Jolie, Helmut Schmidt, Martin Scorsese, Günter Grass or Leonardo di Caprio and works for the first channel of german television ARD ("titel thesen temperamente") and other programmes. He published the novels "Autopilot" (2002 Hanser Verlag) and "Der Begleiter (The Escort)" (2008 dtv) and edited several anthologies with short stories. His most recent project: the bilangual german-israeli story book "Wir vergessen nicht, wir gehen tanzen (We don't forget, we go dancing)" (edited with Amichai Shalev, S. Fischer Verlag, Afik Books Tel Aviv 2015).

He also established the art project "Art Escort", an artists' agency for cultural meetings in Berlin, and organizes the project "Don't forget, dance" on the relations between Israelis and Germans of the third generation.

Norbert Kron is a member of the german writers' national soccer team "Autonama" (Autorennationalmannschaft) and won the european writers' cup in 2010.

Awards (selection)

Stipendium des Deutschen Literaturfonds 2012

Villa Serpentara, Olevano Romano 2010

Villa Aurora, Los Angeles 2004

Contact

Graf & Graf Literatur- und Medienagentur

or e-mail to: norbertkron [at] berlin.de