ALEX DREPPEC, born in 1968 close to Frankfurt as “Alexander Deppert,” studied psychology and linguistics and went to Boulder/Colorado for his Ph.D. (finished 2001). German author of four poetry books, hundreds of publications (both poetry and science) in German journals and anthologies, both the most renowned (“Der große Conrady”—since 2008) and the best sold among them, numerous publications in English. Wilhelm Busch Prize 2004.