Ronya Othmann was born in Munich in 1993 and lives in Berlin. She studied at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig and works as a freelance author and journalist. Since 2021 she has been writing the column ‘Import Export’ for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Her debut novel ‘Die Sommer’ (2020), for which she was awarded the Mara Cassens Prize, and the poetry collection ‘Die Verbrechen’ (2021), for which she received the Orphil Debut Prize and the Düsseldorf Poetry Debut Prize, were most recently published by Hanser. Her novel ‘Vierundsiebzig’ will be published by Rowohlt in March 2024. Her debut novel was published in English by Wisconsin University Press, in Indonesian by Sayasan Pustaka Obor and will also be published in Spanish by Alpha Decay next year.