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Vera Buck    8008 Zürich    Switzerland    + 41 435 426 254

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About

Vera studied Journalism, Scriptwriting, European Literature and Transdisciplinarity of the Arts in Hanover, Hawaii, Perpignan, Santiago de Compostela, Bergamo and Zurich.

During her studies, she published short stories poems and graphic texts in literary journals and anthologies.

In 2011, she received a scholarship from the German National Merit Foundation for the Summer Academy on 'Writing Science in Fiction' in St. Johann, Italy.

Her debut novel "Runa" (Paperback Edition: "Runas Schweigen") was published by Limes in August 2015. It's also translated to Dutch and Polish. It was nominated for the "Friedrich Glauser Prize 2016", won the "Reader Prize  2015" and the "Skoutz Award 2016".

Her second novel, "Das Buch der Vergessenen Artisten" came out in September 2018 and is available in Dutch since July 2019.

Vera speaks five languages. Since 2012, she has been living and working in Zurich.


 

Awards

Skoutz Reader Award 2016; Category "Historical Fiction"

 

"Beste Boeken 2016" by Trouw (Netherlands)

 

 

Nominated for the Friedrich-Glauser Debut-Prize 2016

 

 

Lesepreis 2015 (Bronze); Category: „Historical Fiction“

 

Book of the Month at Thalia, 2015

 

 

Finalist, Open Mike in Berlin, 2012

 

 

Audience Award, North Hessian Literature Competition, 2012



Scholarship: Summer Academy 'Writing Science in Fiction', St. Johann, Italy, 2011



Winner HPU Shortscript Contest 2008 (Hawaii); Category "Original Screenplay"

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