Charlotte Roth, born 1965, is a Berliner, born and bred, studied literature and works since ten years as a freelanced writer and editor. With her first novel When we were immortal (Als wir unsterblich waren), based on her own family’s history, she has fulfilled one of her long-cherished dreams. Charlotte Roth has the blood of a globetrotter and moves around Europa with her husband and children but wouldn’t let go of her suitcase in Berlin.