Nadja Spiegel (born 1992 in Vorarlberg, Austria) has won several awards for her poetry, including prestigious spoken-word prizes, and bursaries to focus on her writing. Her poetry has mainly been published in journals and online. Spiegel is currently a full-time student of Comparative Literature and Slavonic Studies (first language Russian) in Vienna. ‘death and ophelia’, from Spiegel’s debut prose collection, was selected to represent Austria on Dublin’s first European Literature Night, 16 May 2012. Dalkey Archive Press has since acquired the rights to publish the collection in English.