Herkunft: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Saša Stanišić

Saša Stanišić was born in 1978 in Višegrad, a small Bosnian town in what was then Yugoslavia. During the Bosnian war, his family fled to Germany in 1992. Stanišić attended school in Heidelberg and studied German as a foreign language and Slavic studies there. His master’s thesis on Wolf Haas

Faruk Šehić

Faruk Šehić was born in Bihać in the former Republic of Yugoslavia in 1970. He studied veterinary medicine and was a soldier in the Bosnian war in 1992. Šehić began studying literature in Sarajevo in 1997 and began writing prose and poetry at the same time. His first volume of