Stephanie von Hayek

Stephanie von Hayek, born 1971 in Wolfratshausen, is an author, journalist and bookseller. She studied political science, sociology and social psychology in Munich and Paris. She writes for Kulturaustausch among other publications. In spring 2019 her first novel "Als die Tage ihr Licht verloren" (When the days lost their light) was published. Von Hayek lives in Potsdam and Berlin.

Articles by this author

Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

One bright afternoon during a time of darkness

The poignant debut novel by Anuk Arudpragasam recalls the turmoil of civil war in Sri Lanka.


Black and white thinking (Issue II/2022)

He, She, They

All over the world, language is changing. Gender politics are a big talking point and in order to name new non-binary and other gender identities, all sorts of linguistic experiments are being undertaken. These include returning to historical forms and creating completely new variants. Some examples: