Didi Drobna

Didi was born 1988 in Bratislava, but has lived in Vienna (Austria) for the longest time. She grew up in both countries and also completed her education in Vienna as well as in Bratislava. She studied Communication and German literature at the University of Vienna, as well as Creative Writing at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.

Her literary work has been awarded with several scholarships and literary prizes. Her first book "Zwischen Schaumstoff" was selected to be the book of the campaign "Innsbruck liest" in 2016. Most recently she recieved a screenplay award and the Mira Lobe scholarship for childrens literature. Since 2018 she also teaches at the University of Applied Arts. Her new book "Als die Kirche den Fluss überquerte" was published by Piper in August 2018.

In her day job she heads the Communication & Press for an IT research center.



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