About Marlene Streeruwitz
Marlene Streeruwitz, born in Baden near Vienna, studied Slavic Languages and Literature and History of Art and then began a career as author and director for the stage and for radio. She has received numerous awards for her novels, most recently the Bremen Literature Prize and the Franz Nabl Prize. Her novel “Die Schmerzmacherin.“ was shortlisted for the 2011 German Book Prize. Her latest publications include the novel “Yseut.“ and lectures on “Das Wundersame in der Unwirtlichkeit“.