born 1943 in Vienna, studied Philosophy, German Studies, History and Psychology. He is co-founder of the literary magazine "Wespennest". Henisch has lived and worked as a free-floating author in Vienna, Lower Austria and Tuscany since 1971. His first literary publication was "Hamlet bleibt" in 1971. In 1975 he published the novel "Die kleine Figur meines Vaters" (re-published by Resindenz Verlag in 2003) which has achieved cult status. Henisch has been critically acclaimed and received numerous awards, among them the Anton-Wildgans Preis and the Literaturpreis der Stadt Wien.