Laura Freudenthaler, born in 1984 in Salzburg. She studied German Literature, Philosophy, and Gender Studies. She lives in Vienna. Her story collection Der Schädel der Madeleine was published in 2014. For her novel Die Königin schweigt she was awarded the Förderpreis zum Bremer Literaturpreis 2018 and the novel was recommended as best German debut at the Festival du Premier Roman 2018 in Chambéry. In February 2019 she published her second novel Geistergeschichte.
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