Bernd Schuchter was born in 1977 in Innsbruck, where he lives with his family. A reviewer, author and publisher, he studied German literature, history and philosophy at the University of Innsbruck. Since 2006, Schuchter has been the publishing director of Limbus Verlag. As a writer, he has published the novella Those Things (2014), the novels Link und Lerke (2013) and Föhntage (2014), the literary guide Innsbruck Off the Beaten Track (2015), and the historical essay Jacques Callot and the Invention of the Individual (2016). He was awarded the Brixen/ Hall Prize (2007) and the Innsbruck Prize for Artistic Creation (2014), and his books have been translated into Ukrainian, Polish and English.