Wolfram Haenel studied at Free University of Berlin in 1978-1981. Then he graduated from University of Hannover and received a teaching degree in 1983.
Wolfram Heinel has worked as a photographer and graphic artist since 1983 at Landestheater Hannover in Hannover, Germany. He held this position until 1985. From 1985 to 1986 he was a secondary school teacher at the Gymnasium of Georg Büchner in Hanover. He was also a copywriter, photographer and graphic artist in 1986-1988. He worked as a public relations manager in the lawyer network in Hanover in 1993-94.
Quotes from others about the person
"In the German youth book, there is rarely so much freedom of morality and unconventional density" (Süddeutsche Zeitung).
Wolfram Hänel has an adult daughter and lives and writes today with his wife Ulrike Gerold mostly in Hanover and sometimes near Kilmore Quay in Ireland.