Benedikt Feiten was born in Berlin and lives in Munich. He was awarded the Literature Scholarship of the City of Munich and was a participant of the Bavarian Academy of Writing. His debut novel “Hubsi Dax” (Voland & Quist) was published in 2016. In 2019 he received the Bavarian Art Promotion Award for “So oder so ist das Leben.” After studying American Literature, he wrote his doctoral thesis on music and transnationality in Jim Jarmusch’s films and taught at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität. In addition to his work as an editor, he is trumpeter and cellist in various bands and a music theatre project with Pier Paolo Pasolini. He is currently working on his third novel and his first album.