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Eva Schweitzer: Berlinica

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Eva C. Schweitzer1Eva  Schweitzer, is a seasoned journalist, author and founder of the Berlin based publishing company Berlinica Publishingwhich introduces English-language books about Berlin to Americans. Bi-continental and always on the move, we had to belt along to catch up with Eva in NYC before she boards her next flight back to Berlin.

S2S: Your career as a journalist started in Berlin, writing for the taz and the Tagesspiegel before you moved to New York nearly 15 years ago. What made you decide to live in the Big Mango?

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A Berlin Calling

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“What has always made Berlin such an interesting place are the many different characters that come and go as well as the the fact that this city is always changing.”

Being a relative newcomer to Berlin, Katerina  Oikonomakou found an interesting way to explore the city and meet its colorful people. She started an online magazine called Berlin Interviews which is all about talking to strangers who happen to be artists and thinkers whose work she finds stimulating. But Katerina is no stranger to journalism, she is editor-at-large for the online fashion magazine ladies & gents, as well as a contributor to the Greek monthly “the books’ journal.” S2S wanted to find out more about Berlin Interviews and what brought Katerina from Athens to Berlin.

S2S:  Katerina, you are usually the one who asks the questions – how does it feel to be the interviewee vs. the interviewer?

KO:  A little strange. I’m tempted to put some questions marks here and there!

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