The German-speaking world is producing some of the most exciting writers working today. This special event brings showcases the depth of talent with three leading writers from Austria, Germany, Switzerland. Through novels such as Faserland, Swiss novelist Christian Kracht has established himself as one of the foremost German-language writers, a master of irony, ambiguity and suggestion. German writer Carmen Stephan’s first novel, Mal Aria, won a clutch of prestigious awards, including the Jürgen Ponto-Siftung Literature Prize and the Buddenbrookhaus Debut, while Clemens Setz is an award-winning Austrian novelist, twice nominated for the German Book Prize, whose psychological thriller Indigo was translated into English last year.
This event is presented in association with the Austrian Embassy Dublin, the Goethe-Institut Irland and the Embassy of Switzerland in Ireland.
The event is chaired by Dr. Gisela Holfter, University of Limerick.