Maxi Obexer was born in Brixen, Italy. She is the award-winning author of plays, radio plays, short stories and essays. Obexer was a guest professor for drama and creative writing at various universities (e.g. Dartmouth College, USA and UdK Berlin). In 2011, her debut novel “Wenn gefährliche Hunde lachen“ (When dangerous dogs laugh) was published. She lives in Berlin and South Tyrol.