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15th March 2022

Anna Gmeyner left Germany and came to England, where she wrote Manja. Her daughter Eva became a well-known writer, for children and for adults, and one of her books, The Morning Gift, is something of a continuation of Manja. This month Anna's play Automatenbüfett (1932) is being performed in Cologne, details here. Anna was a refugee and her daughter a second-generation refugee, both were looked after and welcomed by the UK.

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