Lukas Bärfuss

Lukas Bärfuss, born in 1971 in Thun/Switzerland, dramatist and novelist, essayist. His plays are staged all over the world, and his novels have been translated into around 20 languages. Lukas Bärfuss lives in Zurich.
Awards include: Mühlheim Dramatist Prize (2005), Anna Seghers Prize (2008), Mara Cassens Prize (2008), Schiller Prize from the Swiss Schiller Foundation (2009), Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize (2009), Hans Fallada Prize from the town of Neumünster (2010), Berlin Literature Prize (2013), Solothurn Literary Prize (2014), Swiss Book Prize (2014), Nicolas Born Prize (2015).