Tijan Sila

Tijan Sila, born in Sarajevo in 1981, came to Germany as a war refugee in 1994. He studied German and English in Heidelberg. His first novel, Tierchen Unlimited, was published in 2017, followed by Die Fahne der Wünsche in 2018 and Krach in 2021. His autobiographical book Radio Sarajevo (2023) was most recently published by Hanser Berlin. He has also published essays in ZEIT, TAZ and FREITAG. In 2024 he received the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize. Tijan Sila lives in Kaiserslautern.

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