|HansjÃ¶rg Schertenleib, Writer-in-Residence at MIT, author of numerous novels, poetry, film scripts, drama, and radio plays, will be reading from his latest novel from 2005, Der GlÃ¼ckliche (The Happy One).
Born in 1957 in Zurich Switzerland, Schertenleib’s works have been translated into seven languages. He was trained as a typesetter and a graphic designer, and educated at the School of Arts in Zurich. He was co-editor of the literary magazine Orte from 1980 to 1984. He has lived in Vienna and London, and currently lives in County Donegal in Ireland.
The reading and discussion will be in German and English. Light refreshments will be served.