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Verena Rossbacher

Portrait of author Verena Roßbacher
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Verena Rossbacher

Verena Rossbacher was born in 1979 in Bludenz/Vorarlberg. She grew up in Austria and Switzerland, where she took several semesters of philosophy, German studies, and theology, before continuing her studies at the German Literature Institute Leipzig. She has published four novels with Kiepenheuer & Witsch: Verlangen nach DrachenSchwätzen und SchlachtenIch war Diener im Hause Hobbs, and Mon Chéri und unsere demolierten Seelen.

Articles by Verena Rossbacher

A row of violins
Photo by Umutcan Günüç on Unsplash
By Verena Rossbacher
As he obsesses over his interpretation of Schubert, a man collects strands of hair he finds around his apartment in an excerpt from Verena Rossbacher's novel Verlangen nach Drachen.
Translated from German by Anne Posten