Daniel Ableev was born in Novosibirsk in 1981. He studied comparative literature and English and American literature. Daniel Ableev lives in Bonn, carrying out freelance research into oddities. He writes for Legacy and composes for "Freuynde + Gaesdte". His first publications include Xass (edition nove), Sansabienne in the Jahrbuch der Lyrik 2009 (S. Fischer) and Wahnsinniggi (Autumnus).
d`Arquette, a play by Daniel Ableev and Christian Kellner, bears the subtitle A biting satire in one act. It was awarded second prize in the Dutch-German children’s and youth theatre festival Kaas & Kappes 2011.