Peter Stamm

Peter Stamm


Peter Stamm is the author of the novels To the Back of Beyond, Agnes, All Days Are Night, Seven Years, On a Day Like This, and Unformed Landscape, as well as the short story collections We’re Flying and In Strange Gardens and Other Stories. His award-winning books have been translated into more than thirty languages. He was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2013 and won the prestigious Friedrich Hölderlin Prize in 2014. He lives in Switzerland.

Buy Peter Stamm’s latest book, The Sweet Indifference of the World (translated by Michael Hofmann), on Amazon.

Photo Credit: Anita Affentranger

Events with Peter Stamm

[CANCELED] The Westbeth Literary Quest

07 May 2020
6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Westbeth Center for the Arts
155 Bank Street
New York, NY 10014

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