Beate Teresa Hanika
Beate Teresa Hanika was born 1976 in Regensburg and is a photographer. From 1997 she worked for several years as a model in various European towns. She has been writing stories and poems since she was seventeen. She lives with her family in a small town near Regensburg. Her first novel Rotkaeppchen muss weinen won several awards including the Oldenburger Picture Book and Novel Prize 2007 and the Bayerischen Kunstfoerderpreis 2009.