Author: Monique Schwitter

Monique Schwitter was born in 1972 in Zurich and lives and works since 2005 in Hamburg. She studied acting and directing in Salzburg and went on to perform in Zurich, Frankfurt, Graz and Hamburg. In 2004 she was awarded the Hermann-Lenz-Stipendium. For her first volume of short stories, Wenn‘s schneit beim Krokodil (When It Snows at the Crocodile‘s), she was awarded the 2006 Robert Walser Prize for the best literary debut of the year and the promotional award of the Swiss Schillerstiftung In 2008 she published her novel Ohren haben keine Lider (Ears Have No Lids) and the play Himmels-W, in 2011 Goldfischgedächtnis, a collection of short stories (Goldfish Memory, published at Parthian 2015) and in 2015 her successful novel Eins im Andern. After having won last october the Swiss Book Prize now Schwitter was awarded also with the Swiss Literature Prize!!!


The translation of this novel is supported by: » Twelve Swiss Books« (Pro Helvetia) » New books in German« (Goethe-Institut) What is love? Why can love come and go? Where does love go when it goes? And what is happening to the current love? The main character in Monique Schwitter’s novel […]
Genre: Literary

Eins im Andern