Robin Thiesmeyer, born in 1979, is an author and graphic artist. He studied Philosophy and Creative Writing in Bonn and Hildesheim. He participated at the Open mike competition in Berlin in 2006, was fellow of the Niedersachsen Arts-Program and in 2008 participant of the Klagenfurter Literaturkurs. Thiesmeyer publishes short stories in magazines and anthologies and is celebrated by thousands of fans for his ink drawings on his blog metabene.de. A selection of his artistic cartoons was published in 2016 by S. Fischer.