Sarah Katharina Kayss *1985 in Koblenz (Germany), studied Comparative Religion and Modern History in Germany and Britain. In autumn 2012, she became a PhD candidate at the War Studies Department of King’s College London. Her artwork, essays and poetry have appeared in literary magazines, journals and anthologies in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Sarah is a recipient of the Austrian-VKSÖ Prize (2012) and winner of the manuscript award of the German Writers Association for her poetry collection, A homage to the 21st century (2013). Her poetry collection, I like the world the way it is will be published in Germany in autumn 2014. She edits the bilingual literature magazine The Transnational (formerly PostPoetry) and lives in London.