Fabian Hischmann (born 1983 in Donaueschingen), lives in Berlin. He studied literature and cultural studies in Hildesheim and Leipzig. In 2008 and 2009 he worked as an assistant director at the city theaters of Heidelberg and Freiburg. He publishes cultural journalistic texts in magazines such as Mag, Sissy and Siegessäule.
His debut novel Am Ende schmeißen wir mit Gold (In the end, we throw gold around) appeared in 2014. It is about the boredom of prosperity and the confrontation with one’s own past. The book was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize. In 2017, his second novel Das Umgehen der Orte (The Bypassing of Places) appeared. A coming-of-age story. Young people are looking for a life from the crises and traumas of childhood. A figure mosaic whose overall picture describes the adolescent state of aggregation of disorientation and points to the near future.
I tromp over too, walking as casually as can be.”