Mieze Medusa, whose legal name is Doris Mitterbacher, was born in 1975 and has lived in Linz, Innsbruck, London and now Vienna. She has toured internationally as rapper and spoken word performer since 2002 and has kept her MC name as a literary author. Her debut novel “Freischnorcheln” was published in 2008. She has since published prose texts and poetry slam material, as well as recordings of the hip hop duo “mieze medusa & tenderboy”. She has also produced a number of theatre pieces and realised experimental music projects. Recently published: “Du bist dran” (Your turn) (2021) and "Wenn über Frauen geredet wird" (What they say about women) (2022).