Deborah Levy



Deborah Levy, born 1959 in South Africa, is a British writer. Following several novels, she works as a playwright and author of screenplays. Several of her works have been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her first book in German Heim schwimmen/Swimming Home captured international headlines and was among the finalists for the Man Booker Prize in 2012.

Deborah Levy writes stories where the contemporary and the uncanny become indistinguishable.
Andreas Schäfer, DIE ZEIT

Participant of the European Literature Days 2017.