Saša Stanišić

Sasa Stanisic

Saša Stanišić was born 1978 in Višegard in Bosnia-Herzegovina and lives in Germany since 1992. He has published short stories, audio plays and essays, and is engaged in literary performances and theatre. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone is his first novel and was shortlisted for the German Book Award as well as winning several other major prizes with translations into 24 languages forthcoming. Stanišić is also the recipient of the prestigious Graz and Iowa writing fellowships.