Senthuran Varatharajah (c) Tigran Hovhannisyan
Senthuran Varatharajah, born in 1984 in Jaffna/ Sri Lanka, is a writer, philosopher and theologian. In 2016, his first novel Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen was published by S. Fischer Verlag. His second novel Red (Hunger) was published in 2022, also by S. Fischer. Varatharajah's work has received many awards, including the Adalbert Chamisso Förderpreis, the Bremer Literaturförderpreis, the Kranichsteiner Literaturförderpreis, the Rauriser Literaturpreis, and the Villa Aurora Residency Fellowship in Los Angeles. Varatharajah lives in Berlin.