Originals: Natalia Drozdiak on Political Ghosts

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Natalia Drozdiak is a Belgian-American journalist who has written for Reuters and the German political magazine Cicero. She has a BA in Literature from Bard College, NY and currently lives in Berlin.

Originals: Melanie Sevcenko on Red Elvis

Print by Andy Warhol

Print by Andy Warhol


 
Melanie Sevcenko currently lives in Berlin, Germany where she works as a freelance journalist in print and radio for international publications. Her reporting has been published by Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera, the Global Post, Washington Times, Miller-McCune, and the Local Berlin. Melanie’s poetry has also been published in various literary journals.

Originals: Helen Kornblum on a Sense of Home

Photograph from Bundesarchiv

Photograph from Bundesarchiv

  Prior to her years in diplomatic life, Helen Kornblum worked professionally as a translator and analyst for the US Congress, Helsinki Watch and Time magazine. She currently leads a group focused on design for Willkommen in Berlin, a German Foreign Office-sponsored organization serving diplomatic families posted in the capital. Her commentary on American politics has… Read more »

Originals: CJ Hopkins on the Holographic Hitler Projector

Photograph by costumebox.com

Photograph by costumebox.com

  CJ Hopkins began writing for the stage in New York City in the 1990s. His plays have been commissioned and produced internationally, have won awards in the UK and Australia, and are published by Methuen Drama (Horse Country) and Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. (screwmachine/eyecandy, The Extremists). In 2004, he relocated to Berlin, where he lives… Read more »

Originals: Anthony Hills on Behind the Lines

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden

Photograph by Elizabeth Skadden


 
Anthony Hills is English and lives in Berlin, where he is teaching, translating, and doing a bit of writing.