Wolfgang Astelbauer was born in Weitersfeld, Austria, in 1953, and studied English and German literature at the University of Vienna. A translator and editor, he has worked in several publishing houses in Austria.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »