Clemens J. Setz is an Austrian author. He was born in 1982 in Graz where he studied Mathematics and German and where he lives today as a translator and freelance writer. In 2011 he was awarded the Leipzig Book Fair Prize for the short story collection from which The Corpse is taken. His novel Indigo was shortlisted for the German Book Prize in 2012. In 2015 Setz received the Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize for his novel Die Stunde zwischen Frau und Gitarre (‘The Hour Between Woman and Guitar’).
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