Milena Michiko Flašar

Milena Michiko Flašar, born in St. Pölten in 1980, is an Austrian author who lives in Vienna. She is the daughter of a Japanese mother and an Austrian father.

Her latest novel, Herr Katō spielt Familie, came out in 2018 and will be published in English translation in 2022.

She has written three other books: [Ich bin] (2008), Okaasan: Meine unbekannte Mutter (2010), and Ich nannte ihn Krawatte (2012), which was translated into English by Sheila Dickie and released with the title I Called Him Necktie. In addition to winning several literary awards and selling over 100,000 copies, Ich nannte ihn Krawatte has been adapted for the theatre and as an audio book.                   (2021)


Winter 2021 (Issue 16), Oma