Julya Rabinowich, born in St. Petersburg in 1970, has lived in Vienna since 1977, where she also studied. She is active as a writer, columnist and painter, as well as an interpreter. Published by Deuticke are Spaltkopf (2008, awarded the Rauriser Literaturpreis 2009, among others), Herznovelle (2011, nominated for the Prix du Livre Européen), Die Erdfresserin (2012), and Krötenliebe (2016). With Dazwischen: Ich, she published her first book for young people with Hanser in 2016. It has been awarded the Friedrich Gerstäcker Prize, the Austrian Children’s and Young People’s Book Prize and the Luchs (Die Zeit & Radio Bremen), among others, as well as being voted among the Best 7 Books for Young Readers (Deutschlandfunk). In 2019, her book for young people Hinter Glas was published, followed in 2022 by Dazwischen: Us.