Julya Rabinowich

Julya Rabinowich was born in what used to be Leningrad, but has lived in Vienna, Austria since 1977. She studied painting, philosophy and translation and has established herself as a playwright, painter and writer. Her debut novel SPALTKOPF won the Rauriser Literaturpreis 2009 alongside several grants.  It was published in English by Portobello Books in 2011 under the title SPLITHEAD. Julya's second novel, HERZNOVELLE, was published by Deuticke in Austria in February 2011, followed by DIE ERDFESSERIN in 2012.

Her new novel, KRÖTENLIEBE (TOAD LOVE), will be published by Deuticke in March 2016.