Julya Rabinowich was born in St. Petersburg and moved to Vienna at the age of seven. She is a playwright and a novelist.
Her debut novel, Splithead was published in German in 2008 and in English translation in 2011. Her plays, including Romeo and Julia and StÃ¼ck ohne Juden (A Play without Jews), have being staged in renowned theaters in Vienna.
Her latest novel, Herznovelle, was published in Austria in 2011.