born in Graz in 1977, studied international economic relations, and now lives and works as an author, radio broadcaster and artist in Vienna and Upper Austria. She hosts and creates programmes for Ö1 and writes about film for FM4. As a sound artist, she has created audio pieces and installations for the steirischer herbst festival, the Festival of Regions and the nGbK Berlin, among others. She has also published in anthologies. Strangers is her first novel.