Lea Streisand studied modern German literature and Scandinavian studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Since 2003 she has been performing at stage readings and poetry slams in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She is a member of the Neukölln reading stage “Rakete 2000”. Her first audio book, “Madness in Society”, was published in 2009. In 2010 the expanded 2nd edition followed as a multimedia publication. Her second book, “Berlin is a Village Pub”, was published in February 2012. A native Berliner, she also writes columns for the taz newspaper and has a weekly radio column on Radio Eins since 2014.