(1946) was born to a Hungarian mother and a Slovenian father, and spent her childhood in Budapest, Ljubljana and Trieste. From 1965–1971 she studied Slavic Languages & Literature, and Romance Languages & Literature in Zürich, Paris and St PetersburgSince 1977 she has been a Lecturer at the University of Zürich, and also a freelance writer, translator and journalist (for the Neue Züricher Zeitung, Die Zeit etc). She lives in Zürich. She is the author of several collections of poetry and prose – her prose volume Steppe is also available in English translation (from Burning Deck, Providence, 1997) – and is a busy translator from French, Russian, Serbo-Croat and Hungarian.
(Switzerland), born in 1963 in Egnach, is living in Zürich. Published books: Luren (1993), Reeden (1994), Nichte (1998); Zoom Nicht (1999), Don San Juan (2002), Das Sternbild versingt (2004).