Lennardt Loß was born in Braunschweig in 1992. He studied arts in Jena and Frankfurt am Main and now works as a freelance author for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
He has won scholarships from the Literature Council in Prague and the Roger Willemsen Foundation in Hamburg and is a laureate of the Junges Literaturforum Hessen-Thüringen (2017 and 2018).
In 2018 he was invited by jury member Michael Wiederstein to present the first chapter of Und andere Formen menschlichen Versagens at the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Prize readings. In 2019 the book was included on the hotlist of independent publishers and was awarded the Dörlemann-ZuSatz-Prize.
Lennardt lives in Munich. (2020)