Saskia Tepe

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Saskia Tepe was born in 1954 In Germany. She and her mother emigrated to the UK in 1961 under the auspices of World Refugee Year 1959. She has taught Modern Languages, and worked in the whisky, computer and banking industries. Her memoir “Surviving Brigitte’s Secrets: A Holocaust Survivor. Her Daughter. Two Traumatic Journeys.” was begun in 2006 for cathartic reasons, and then she spent eight years on her greatest achievement – getting her memoir into print. After joining two writer’s groups and learning the craft of writing, she found her style. This led to being runner up for her first draft of the memoir in 2008 and then winning the Scottish Association of Writers’ Scholarship Prize in 2009 for a one act play based on her mother’s story. ...more

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I recently swapped a copy of my book for one written by Katrina Shawver, whom I met during my slot at the Indy Author Tent Talk at the Tucson Festival of Books in March.  You can read more about that here


Katrina's biography, entitled Henry, recounts her friendship with Henry Zguda, a Catholic Polish swimmer, political prisoner, and survivor of Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Flossenburg, a death march,... Read more of this blog post »
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