Jan Reetze lives in Pittsburgh, PA. Born in Hamburg (Northern Germany) under the star sign of the Nosferatu, ascendent Cemetery Cat.
Studied sociology, political science, journalism and systematic musicology at University of Hamburg. Postgraduate scholarship from Friedrich Naumann Foundation; 1992 Ph.D. for The Reality of Media. 2010 studied screenwriting at Pittsburgh Filmmakers.
Publications in literary and satiric journals. Since 1987 books, radio features and docus, items for TV and music theater.
2008 relocated to the United States - for love reasons. Short-term teaching assignment for Media History at University of Pittsburgh; 2012 ScholarScript Screenplay Award (HERE).