Nina Jäckle was born in 1966 and grew up in Stuttgart. After graduating from high school, she attended language schools in French-speaking Switzerland and in Paris. She actually wanted to translate literature, then decided to write it herself. Today she lives and works in the northern Lüneburg Heath.
From April 2022 to March 2023, Nina Jäckle is awarded the Villa Concordia Fellowship of the Free State of Bavaria.