Who we are and what we do



Meinrad Heck

born in 1957
Journalist since 1979.Author of many books about economic and political
crime affairs. Awarded with German "Theodor Wollf Price" 1988 and
"Waechter Preis" (Watchdog Award) 2001 for Investigative Journalism.
Freelance Reporter and Photo Journalist since 1997 with an emphasis
on the transition in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Southern Africa.
Meinrad Heck is as a book author represented by "Literarische Agentur Simon"
in Berlin, Germany.

contact: meinrad.heck@y-edition.com
cell: + 49 171 7213465 and +49 160 8215028



Peter Maurer

born in 1952,
Peter Maurer has lived in South Africa from1986 to 2012
and has beentaking pictures for as long as he can remember.
He grew up in East Germany, where heserved eleven months
in prison for expressing anti-government sentiment.
After emigrating to the west in 1978, he became a
free-lancewriter and photojournalist. He did an overland journey from West Germany to
Cape Town(1985), where he fell in love with South Africa and
hiswife-to-be. Today he lives with his
family in Berlin / Germany.

contact: peter.maurer@y-edition.com
cell: +49 176 38602688