Bettina Galvagni

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Bettina Galvagni (2006)

Bettina Galvagni (* 26. March 1976 in Neumarkt , Italy ) is one of South Tyrol originating writer and doctor .

Galvagni attended the humanistic grammar school in Bozen and studied medicine in Vienna from 1995 . Galvagni currently lives in Paris , where she works as a doctor.

In 1997 Galvagni took part in the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition , where she was awarded the Ernst Willner Prize for her text The Last Icon . In the same year her first novel Melancholia was published , most of which she had already written at the age of 17. In 1998 Galvagni received the Rauris Literature Prize for this novel . She was hailed as the “child prodigy of Austrian literature”. In 2002, Galvagni's second novel, Persona, was published .


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Individual evidence

  1. Kerstin Fritzsche: Forgotten Authors - Miss Miracles from the Grabbeltisch . ZEIT online, April 4, 2008.