Franzobel, b. 1967, is one of the most popular and popularizing Austrian writers. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, the Nestroy Prize and the Arthur Schnitzler Prize. His plays were performed among others in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Denmark, France, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Italy, Russia and the U.S. To date translations are available in 23 languages.

Participant of the European Literature Days 2016 and 2019.