Andrea Heuser

Andrea Heuser

Andrea Heuser, born 1972 in Cologne, now lives with her family in Munich. She studied German literature, politics and comparative religions in Cologne and Bonn. She completed her doctorate in 2008 with a thesis on German-Jewish literature. Her own literary works encompass poetry, prose, librettos and music theatre. Her debut book as a poet, “vor dem verschwinden”, was published in 2008 and she received the Wolfgang-Weyrauch-Förderpreis des Literarischen März Darmstadt for it. In 2012 she was among the finalists for the Meran Poetry Prize. “Augustas Garten” is Andrea Heuser’s first novel.