Odile Kennel is a poet, novelist and translator living in Berlin. She writes in German and French and likes to invite further languages into her writing. Her most recent poetry book is “Hors Texte” published by Verlagshaus Berlin (2019), as well as the poetic essay “Lust” about the relationship between text and desire (2021). She also published the novels “Was Ida sagt” (2011) and “Mit Blick auf See” (2017), and the poetry book “oder wie heißt diese interplanetare Luft” (2013). She is an occasional blogger and to be found in the virtual universe under @solidenelke.