© Tanja Kernweiß
Jovana Reisinger, born in Munich in 1989, is a writer and filmmaker. Her debut novel Keep Still (Still halten) was published in September 2017 by Verbrecher Verlag (Berlin) and describes the introspection of a nameless woman who is confronted with the impending death of her mother, the inheritance of the family house, and a groundbreaking anger. Her new novel Spitzenreiterinnen (Women-frontrunners), published in February 2021 by Verbrecher Verlag (Berlin), was nominated for the Bavarian Book Prize 2021. It is an episodic novel that centres on nine women who are trying to survive in a misogynistic world.