born in Hamburg in 1988, grew up in Cologne and Málaga. She returned to Germany to study creative writing and cultural journalism in Hildesheim. She then moved to Kiel for a traineeship at the Literaturhaus Schleswig-Holstein. Her work has been published in German- and Spanish-language anthologies. In 2017, she released her debut novel »Eine kurze Chronik des allmählichen Verschwindens« (tr. A short history of gradually disappearing). Kálnay is an LCB residence scholarship recipient.