Elisa Shua Dusapin



Elisa Shua Dusapin, b. 1992, is a Swiss writer who grew up with her French father and South Korean mother in Paris, Seoul and Porrentruy. She currently lives in Switzerland. She has won several prizes including the Swiss Literature Award. Published in German: Ein Winter in Sokcho, 2018.

Elisa Shua Dusapin has written an enchanting novel full of mirrored reflections about a resistant outer world and an inner world that is difficult to reach. And all of this in a wintry, sparse prose that rarely psychologizes and leaves plenty of free space between the words.

Participant of the European Literature Days 2021.