André Hille, born in 1974, has been working since 1996 as a writer, editor and journalist. As a freelancer he is active in numerous literary media and daily newspapers. In addition, he is teaching at various universities and has been managing his successful writer’s achool "Text Manufaktur". In 2011 he founded “Snippy”, which provides the first short story App for Smartphones. Snippy opens new sales channels for publishers and reaches new target groups. "The short form is the modern form," says company founder André Hille. Snippy is a platform for contemporary literature, which satisfies today's reader’s needs. It relies on social reading and provides novel opportunities to publish.