Schubert, Helga (1940–)

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Schubert, Helga (1940–)

East German short-story writer. Born 1940 in Berlin, Germany; m. Johannes Helm.

Trained as psychotherapist, had 1st success with Lauter Leben (Nothing But Life, 1975), a collection of psychological cameos of women in postwar Germany; other works include Das verbotene Zimmer (1982) and Die Welt da drinnen (2003). Awarded honorary doctorate by Purdue University (1991).