Lu Bonauer

Lu Bonauer, born in Basel, Switzerland in 1973, writes prose and poetry. His works have appeared in a number of anthologies and have won awards in various competitions. He was the winner of the OpenNet writing competition at the Solothurner Literaturtage and wrote the Text of the Month selected by the Literaturhaus Zurich in March of 2002. In 2008 and 2016, he received sponsorship awards from the Panel of Experts in Literature of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft for the novel-writing projects Heartbeat behind Rock and OLI’s God. In spring 2019, Lu Bonauer was awarded a grant from the cultural foundation Pro Helvetia.