Delf Schmidt

Portrait Delf Schmidt
© Gil Funccius

born in 1945, studied German philology and romance studies; doctorate; editor at Rowohlt publishers from 1977 to 2000 (edited the works of Elfriede Jelinek, Herta Müller, F. C. Delius, Wilhelm Genazino, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Claude Simon et al.); edited the works of Péter Esterházy, Jean Echenoz, Mathias Énard et al. for Berlin Verlag from 2000 to 2011. Has co-published Rowohlt’s »Literaturmagazin« since 1978; has been a freelance editor since 2012.