Marie Gamillscheg was born in Graz, Austria and now lives in Berlin. She has had publications in numerous literary journals and magazines. Her debut novel Alles was glänzt (Luchterhand Literaturverlag) was nominated for the aspekte literature prize and was awarded the Austrian book prize for the best debut in 2018. The world premiere of the stage adaptation of “Alles was glänzt” took place at the Kosmos Theater in Vienna this year. Her second novel is Revolt of the Sea Animals (Luchterhand Literaturverlag).