Eva Schmidt (writer)

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Eva Schmidt (born May 17, 1952 in Lustenau , Vorarlberg ) is an Austrian writer .


Eva Schmidt lives as a freelance writer in Bregenz . She is the author of narrative prose and radio plays ; next translated it from the Italian .

After the novel Zwischen der Zeit (1997), Schmidt published her second novel, consisting of 38 episodes, in 2016, a long year , which is located in Bregenz, even if the city is never mentioned. The story, which reminded critics of Robert Altman's film Short Cuts , was shortlisted for the 2016 German Book Prize .


Awards and honors


  • Theo Breuer : Twenty Days - Twenty Novels: A Book Game . In: Matrix . Journal for literature and art , 58th edition, Pop Verlag, Ludwigsburg 2019, pp. 7–167.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Katrin Hillgruber: Eva Schmidt 'A long year': Silent Sensations , at: fr-online.de, April 27, 2016
  2. The 20 nominees for the German Book Prize have been chosen. In: Spiegel Online . August 20, 2019. Retrieved August 20, 2019 .