Dipl. Germanistin, Lektorin, Autorin und GSD-anerkannte Shiatsu-Praktikerin.
Manuela Runge was born in Dresden. While studying German studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin. After completing her studies in Berlin, she worked as an editor at the Aufbau-Verlag and supervised the field of literature and scientific nonfiction there. She left the GDR shortly before the reunification of Germany and moved to Mannheim. In Weinheim, she continued her work as an editor for non-fiction books, especially biographies, associated in the Verlagsgruppe Beltz Quadriga Publishing and Athenaeum continues and has since been on biographical poetry readings, including to Daniil Kharms, Akhmatova, Rose Auslander, Franz Fühmann, Bertolt Brecht and Else Lasker-Schüler. In 2000, she became a freelance writer, editor and ghostwriter. She is author of several biographies including biographies about Marlene Dietrich, Otto und Gustav Lilienthal und Kurt Masur. In 2003, Manuela moved back to Berlin. Manuela spends her time offering Shiatsu massage in her private practice in Pankow (www.ki-haus-pankow.de) and also coaching on creative writing.