Elke Schmitter

Elke Schmitter

Elke Schmitter (b. 1961) is a writer and, since 2001, a journalist in the culture section ofDer Spiegel. After studying philosophy, she served as editor-in-chief of Berlin’s Tageszeitung from 1992 to 1994, also writing for the Süddeutsche Zeitung andDie Zeit. Her best-known novel, Mrs. Satoris, has been translated into 17 languages.

Updated: 18 January 2017