born in 1979, studied in Zurich, Berlin and Austin, Texas. After his licentiate in philosophy, he completed his doctorate in English philology with a study on Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Coleridge and Communication, Trier 2015). He writes as a freelance journalist for various Swiss newspapers and magazines on literature, music and philosophy. Friedenauer Presse publishedhis selection volume on Phillis Wheatley (Nie mehr, Amerika! Gedichte und Briefe) in 2023. Florian Bissig lives with his family in Affoltern am Albis near Zurich in Switzerland.