*Chez Nataly Elisabeth Savina*

Nataly Savina was born 1978 in Latvia, spent some of her teenage years in Finland and then moved to South Germany, where she finished school. She studied in Hildesheim Arts and Cultural sciences and then scriptwriting at Berlin Film-Academy. Since 2008 she has worked as a free writer for cinema, television and as Lecturer at Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. Her first novel "Herbstattacke" was mentioned in the "Besten 7 Bücher für junge Leser" - List and was followed by "LOVE ALICE" (Peter Härtling Preis 2013 and "Besten 7 Bücher für junge Leser"). 

"Nataly Savina schafft es [...] gelebten Eintönigkeit Farben abzugewinnen und dabei den Leser spüren zu lassen, dass diese pubertierenden Kinder sich auf einer Grenze zwischen Elend und Würde, zwischen Hilflosigkeit und Phralerei, zwischen Gefühlsarmut und Lebenshunger bewegen. "
Peter Härtling, FAZ Oktober 2012