He lives and works in Alpbach/Tyrol and Vienna. He studied Comparative Literature and Anthropology. A performer as well as a writer, recipient of various awards and scholarships, e.g. Writer-in-Residence One World Foundation in Sri Lanka 2021, Residency Literarisches Colloquium Berlin 2014, Reinhard-Priessnitz-Award 2014. His novel “Phantoms” (Ullstein fünf, 2017) was nominated for the German Book Prize.