Ilse Helbich

Ilse Helbich »finds words for the unspeakable«. (Der Standard)

Klaus Hoffer

Hoffer, one of the first recipients of the Döblin award in 1980, creates, in his narratives, labyrinthine worlds in which stifling claustrophobia and cold realism counterbalance each other.

Thomas Jonigk

»Jonigk deals with all topics by means of drastic wit.« (Der Spiegel, German weekly magazine)

Anna Kim

Anna Kim explores the concepts of ›foreign‹, she searches for the right words and sentences to describe the ›different‹.

Ally Klein

»With its consequence and language Carter is remarkable. Literature as an adventure – Ally Klein shows how it goes.« (Wolfgang Huber-Lang, APA)

Gertraud Klemm

Gertraud Klemm’s eye is merciless, vicious and comical at the same time.

Alfred Kolleritsch

»Alfred Kolleritsch is a friendly person with quite a vicious look.« (Peter Handke)

Friedrich Kröhnke

Friedrich Kröhnke »created in the past 25 years his very own idiom … a sense for linguistic intensity and narrative dramaturgy, which is very rare these days.« (Tobias Lehmkuhl, Deutschlandradio)

Yorck Kronenberg

Kronenberg skilfully evokes the secrets, menaces, but also the magic of a foreign and lonely world.

Andreas Kurz

Andreas Kurz’ literature breathes great affection for people and things and for everything that occurs to us daily.

Roman Markus

Roman Markus’s Thingy, or Tomorrow we turn to dust is a »pretty good summer novel full of wit, drive and frenzied action.« (Jenaer Stadtmagazin)

Karoline Therese Marth

»Karoline Therese Marth plays with collective childhood memories and associations and spins a text structure with linguistic accuracy that leaves plenty of room for subtle humour and nuances.« (Judith Hoffmann, Ö1)

Olga Martynova

Olga Martynova, lyric poet and essayist, presents difficult situations with enchanting ease.

Ilma Rakusa

»Ilma Rakusa is a solitaire.« (Thomas Rothschild, Freitag)

Almut Tina Schmidt

»It is fun to see how the author deconstructs conventions with wit and relish and how she traces unspoken truths.« (Jürgen Wicht,

Stefan Schmitzer

In his first novel, Stefan Schmitzer takes the reader to troublesome spots in our cities, our social lives.

Carolina Schutti

»Carolina Schutti can make language shimmer and sparkle.« (Anna Rottensteiner, Die Furche)

Werner Schwab

»Schwab – the genius, monster, creep« (German weekly Die Zeit) was among the common reactions Schwab’s provocations were met with.