Dorothee Elmiger

Dorothee Elmiger

Dorothee Elmiger, born in 1985, lives and works in Zurich. Her debut novel ›Einladung an die Waghalsigen‹ was published by DuMont in 2010, her novel ›Schlafgänger‹ followed in 2014. Her work has been translated into several languages and was adapted for the stage. Dorothee Elmiger was awarded numerous prizes, amongst others with the Aspekte Literature Prize for the best literary debut, the Rauriser Literaturpreis, a one-year grant of the city of Zurich, the Erich Fried-Preis, the Schweizer Literaturpreis, the Conrad-Ferdinand-Meyer-Preis and the Max Frisch-Förderpreis.