Tim Staffel

Tim Staffel (born in 1965 in Kassel) studied at Gießen University’s drama department. He has been living as a freelance author in Berlin since 1993. In 1998 Ammann Verlag published his first novel Terrordrom which Frank Castorf dramatised for the Volksbühne at Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin in the same year. Since then he has been writing novels, plays and radio plays, many of which he directed himself. Tim Staffel has received a number of grants and awards, among them Darmstadt’s German Literary Fund’s grant (1994 and 2001) the Alfred Döblin Grant (1996) and a grant from the Stiftung Niedersachsen (1999). In November 2008 he was resident at jozi art:lab in Johannesburg, South Africa.
His film Westerland which had its world premiere in 2012 at Berlinale was released in German cinemas in 2013.

Portrait von Tim Staffel

Plays represented by Rowohlt Theater Verlag