Rudi Nuss: born in 1994 in Berlin, studied literature ibidem. His family has lived most of their lives close to one of Russia's largest and most beautiful nuclear power plants. At the 24th open mike he received the taz audience award and in 2020 the literature scholarship of the Berlin Senate. He is editor for Die Epilog - Zeitschrift zur Gegenwartskultur. Die Realität kommt is his first novel.