Markus Spieker is working as a political correspondent for the First German Television (ARD). He has studied history and journalism at the University of Giessen. He also attended the “Graduate Screenwriting Program” at the USC-School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles. He has published a dissertation on “American Cinema in Nazi Germany”, as well as numerous non-fictional books on “Faith”, “Heaven”, “Love”. He is currently working on his first novel.