Kueperpunk Korhonen (Thorsten Küper)
Thorsten Küper (born 1969) has emerged in the past few years as one of the most interesting German writers of SF short stories. His works have been published in the german computer magazine c’t, in the SF magazines Nova and Alien Contact, in the anthology series “Visions” (“Visionen”), edited by Helmuth W. Mommers, and in other anthologies as well. The protagonists of Küper’s stories are often inventive anarchists and criminals who make use of the latest technology.
He has been nominated eleven times for the German SF Award and the Kurd Lasswitz Award. He also writes articles for online magazines like german “telepolis”. On his homepage www.sublevel12.de he regularly publishes reviews of new books and films. And in collaboration with the Thunderbolt Video Project he has produced a number of videos of his own. His Weblog www.kueperpunk.de reports on latest news in science, media, webculture with focus on virtual reality and it`s effect on technology and society.
Kueper is one of the few german authors who`s work has been published in america. His story “Project 38 or the Game of small Causes” was released in the collection “The Black Mirror and Other Stories: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Germany and Austria” (Wesleyan University Press) in November 2008.