Alissa Walser  [ Germany ]

Biography

Guest 2018.

Alissa Walser, born in 1961, is a writer, painter, and translator living in Frankfurt am Main. She ahas received several prizes, including the 1992 Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, the 2010 Spycher Literaturpreis Leuk, and the 2012 George Konell Prize, among others. Her recent works include the novel »Am Anfang war die Nacht Musik« (2010), the essay collection »Von den Tieren im Notieren« (2015), and the short story collection »Eindeutiger Versuch einer Verführung« (2017).