Johano Strasser was born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, in 1939. He studied at the Foreign and Interpreter Institute of Mainz University. In 1967 he did his PhD in philosophy, in 1977 followed his post doctoral thesis in politics at the Freie Universität in Berlin. From 1980-1988 he was co-publisher and editor of the political-literary magazine “L’80”. Since 1983 Johano Strasser works as freelance writer. He has written many novels, stories, poetry volumes, radio plays and non-fiction. Since 2002 he is P.E.N. President. He lives close to Munich at the Starnberg Lake.
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