b. Vienna, June 4, 1944, author of adults' and children's books. Studied the piano as well as medicine and psychology with V. E. Frankl for a few semesters. Since 1994 president of the Oesterreichische Gesellschaft fuer Literatur (a society for the promotion of Austrian literature). Her novels deal with man caught between isolation and hope.
Works#Novels: Die glaeserne Kugel, 1981; Zwischenstation, 1986; Windstille, 1991. - Der Tod des Regenpfeifers, 1991 (stories); Esras abenteuerliche Reise auf dem blauen Planeten, 1992 (children's book); Die Spinne und andere dunkelschwarze Geschichten, 1995.