Richard Obermayr, born 1970, is an Austrian novelist who grew up in Upper Austria and has lived in Vienna since 1988. He was a nominee for the European Prize for Literature in 2015. He has published two novels, e Counterfeit Sky in 1998 and e Window in 2010. He has received numerous scholarships, most notably the Robert Musil Stipendium, and his awards include most recently the Ehrengabe der Deutschen Schillerstiftung. His work was featured in the inaugural special exhibition at the Literature Museum in Vienna. He has translated Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc from English into German.