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Paul Scraton

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Paul Scraton was born in the north of England and has lived in Berlin since 2002. He is co-founder of Elsewhere: A Journal of Place and the author of a number of books for Influx Press including Ghosts on the Shore: Travels along Germany’s Baltic Coast (2017) and the novella of the forest In the Pines (2021). He has written for New Statesman, the Guardian, TLS, Literary Hub, among many others, and his latest book explores the place of the forest in German cultural identity via a long walk in the Harz mountains, following in the footsteps of Heinrich Heine.