Armin Ayren

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Armin Ayren (born March 7, 1934 in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance; born Ayrenschmalz ) is a German writer who has also published under the pseudonyms Hermann Schiefer and Meister Konrad .


Ayren attended high schools in Upper Swabia and Esslingen am Neckar and studied German, Romance languages, art history and philosophy at the universities of Tübingen , Paris and Munich . In 1961 he graduated with the state examination and received his doctorate in Tübingen with the dissertation on the concept of the adventure novel. A genre-theoretical investigation .

For the next eight years he worked as a lecturer for the German Academic Exchange Service at the universities of Aix-en-Provence , Toulouse , Milan and Nice , before becoming a cultural advisor in Biberach an der Riß for a short time in 1971 and then as a teacher at a business school in Waldshut / Hochrhein changed where he taught German and French. In 1993 he retired. He has been married since 1987 to the Karlsruhe-born writer Eva Berberich, who has won the hearts of her own fan base with cat stories and cat thrillers.

Ayren is a member of the PEN Center Germany . He wrote novels, short stories, radio plays, feature articles, essays and literary reviews, which he published in the Stuttgarter Zeitung and the FAZ , among others . His radio plays have been broadcast on WDR , SWF , SDR and ORF since 1985 .


Under Hermann Schiefer

Under Master Konrad


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