, born in 1966, studied German language and literature, history and Near Eastern antiquity. As a journalist, he traveled the Orient and Central America before devoting himself entirely to writing fantastic novels. More than 35 novels have now been published. With his Elfen-Saga
, he stormed all the bestseller lists and wrote his way to the top of the German fantasy authors. His books have now been published in ten countries and have sold more than five million copies. He is currently returning to his most successful fantasy cosmos with the Schattenelfen
trilogy; the prelude volume Die Blutkönigin
was published in 2021.
Yet the beginning of this writer's career looked quite different: At times, Bernhard
had to take any job that came along to make ends meet for himself and his family - among other things, he worked as a show fighter at medieval fairs and as a Santa Claus. An arsenal of swords from that time has to share space in his house with a sprawling collection of pewter figures. From time to time he moves out with these miniature armies to indulge in his hobby at tabletop events.
lives with his family in Krefeld.
With Robert Corvus
we welcome one of Germany's most successful fantasy authors at MagicCon
Currently, Ruinen der Macht
, the final volume of his trilogy Gezeiten der Macht
has been published. Titles such as Feuer der Leere
and Das Imago-Projekt
preceded it. He has been active in BattleTech
and occasionally writes for the world's greatest science fiction series, Perry Rhodan
. He is also the translator of the Dune
role-playing game. Together with Bernhard Hennen
is adapting one of the basic adventure campaigns of the The Dark Eye
role-playing game, Die Phileasson-Saga
, as a twelve-part novel series. Robert
has been a full-time writer since 2013. Before that, writing was a hobby and avocation for 25 years.
has been a soldier, management consultant and project manager in international corporations. He has backpacked around the world, pilgrimaged to Santiago de Compostela and taught karate. After working in Münster and Sindelfingen, he now lives in Cologne.