Alois Hotschnig

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Alois Hotschnig
Alois Hotschnig 2008-11.jpg
Alois Hotschnig at Schüpfheim Gymnasium
Born (1959-10-03) 3 October 1959 (age 57)
Berg im Drautal,
Carinthia, Austria
Occupation Writer
Nationality Austrian
Genre Fiction
Notable works Leonardo's Hands

Alois Hotschnig (born 3 October 1959) is an Austrian writer, whose stories have been described as having "the weird, creepy, and ambiguous quality of disturbing dreams".[1] He was winner of the Erich Fried Prize in 2008, and shortlisted for the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature in 2010.[2]



  1. ^ Lezard, Nicholas (14 December 2011). "Maybe This Time by Alois Hotschnig". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alois Hotschnig". International Literature Festival Berlin. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 

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