Birgit Weyhe



Birgit Weyhe, b. 1969, is a German comic artist, illustrator and author of graphic novels. She spent her childhood and youth in the East African countries of Uganda and Kenya. In her semi-autobiographical works Birgit Weyhe combines the style of the European comic avantgarde with African form language. In 2015 Birgit Weyhe received the first German Comic Book Award of the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung for Madgermanes.

Participant of the European Literature Days 2016.