Gert Loschütz, born in 1946 in Genthin (Saxony-Anhalt) has been a full-time writer since 1970, also working for the theatre and for radio. He has been awarded numerous awards and stipends.
In addition to his highly-praised novels such as FLUCHT, DUNKLE GESELLSCHAFT (translation rights) (which was shortlisted for the German Book Prize) and DIE BEDROHUNG he has published a story collection and books for children.
Gert Loschütz lives with his family in Berlin.
»The David Lynch among German novelists.« (Der SPIEGEL)
Georg Mackensen Literature Prize
Ernst Reuter Prize
Oldenburg Children’s Literature Prize
Rheingau Literature Prize
Award of Honour of the German Schiller Foundation
Fantasy Prize of the City of Wetzlar