Gianna Molinari was born in Basel in 1988 and lives in Zurich. She studied Literary Writing at the Swiss Literature Institute in Biel, then Modern German Literature at the University of Lausanne. Since 2015 she has been working as a programming assistant at the Solothurn Literary Forum. In 2012 she received a grant to attend the authors’ workshop Prosa at the Literarischen Colloquium Berlin, and won the jury prize and audience prize at the 17th MDR Literary Competition that same year. In 2017 she won the 3sat Prize in Klagenfurt for an extract from her debut novel.
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