Über gewisse Dinge spricht man nicht.
Laura Freudenthaler, born 1984 in Salzburg. She studied German language and literature studies, Philosophy and Gender Studies. She lives in Vienna. Her stories Der Schädel von Madeleine were published in 2014. For her novel The Queen is silent she was awarded the Förderpreis zum Bremer Literaturpreis 2018 and the novel was recommended as best German debut at the Festival du Premier Roman 2018 in Chambéry. In 2019 she publishes her second novel Ghost Story that is awarded with the European Prize for Literature 2019.