Dimitré Dinev was born in 1968 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
He attended the German grammar school “Bertold Brecht” in Pazardschik.
He served in the army from 1987-89 before fleeing into exile in Austria in 1990. He began in 1991 with studying philology and Russian philology at the University of Vienna.

Between 1992 and 1997, Dinev wrote numerous screenplays, including “The Color of Dreams” and “The Right Hand”. In 2000, he was awarded the literary prize “schreiben zwischen den kulturen”, and in 2001 his “Die Inschrift” (stories) was published by edition exil,
In 2002 he was awarded the Satire Prize of the Graz Academy for his story “Das Geburtstagskind”. His novel “Engelszungen” was published in 2003 and his collection of stories “Ein Licht über dem Kopf” in 2005 by Deuticke Verlag.

As part of the WIENER WORTSTAETTEN, he wrote the play “Haut und Himmel” which premiered in December 2006 in a production by Hans Escher.

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