Nikola Richter lives in Berlin. She studied German, English and Comparative Literature in Tübingen, Norwich and Berlin, and ran one of the first online literature magazines (schriftstelle.de) between 2001-2003. In spring 2013 she founded the publisher mikrotext for contemporary literatures, such as essays, short stories, new journalism and web writings. In 2014 she was awarded the Young Excellence Award by the German booksellers‘ and publishers‘ association for her work. She is generally interested in the recent and future relationship between the web and the arts, in new artistic formats and engaged, recent topics.