born 1974 in Baden bei Wien, studied Philosophy, German Studies, and Political Science in Vienna, where she lives today. After working as a journalist and coach for German as a Foreign Language, she primarily works as an author today. Her work includes prose, drama, and audio plays as well as dramaturgy for theater productions. She was a fellow at LCB Berlin in 2001 and has published a collection of short stories “Eine CD lang” (2001) as well as the story “Wer, wenn nicht wir?” (2007). For her debut novel “Aussichten sind überschätzt”, she received a project grant from bmukk – the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture - and was awarded a grant by Literar-Mechana.