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Katja Tenkoul. Photo: wepubli.com 


Katja Tenkoul
Marketing Trainee
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim

Katja Tenkoul is a marketing trainee at Wiley-VCH Verlag, Weinheim. The publishing program comprises natural sciences, such as chemistry, material science and life sciences, physics, medicine and technology, and business. Wiley is the publisher of the "For Dummies" series.



Describe yourself in three words.

Cheerful, bookwrom, open-minded.


What was the first book that you read as a child?

Das Schulgespenst ("The School Ghost") by Peter Abraham, Der kleine Maulwurf ("The Little Mole"), Meine Fibel ("My Spelling Book") and Maya the Bee.


Name your favorite book or author.

Classic nineteenth-century English literature, Jane Austen, Moroccan literature.


What does the publishing industry need for the future?

More courage, more confidence. More confidence in itself and in its junior staff. Young people should be trusted more and given more responsibility.


This short interview was conducted at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013.


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