Born in 1962, Volker Kutscher studied German literature, philosophy and history. He initially worked as a newspaper editor and screenwriter before penning his first crime fiction book. He is now a freelance author living in Cologne. His novel “The Wet Fish” (2007) immediately became a best seller and he has since written six more. This series is the basis for the international television production “Babylon Berlin”. The novella “Moabit”, illustrated by Kat Menschik, became yet another best seller for Kutscher in October 2017. In 2020 he released “Olympia: Rath Novel 8”.