Peter Stamm is one of Switzerland’s best-known writers. Renowned for his precise, economical style and sharp psychological insight, he has won many prizes at home and abroad. This month, Granta Books is publishing both his novel All Days Are Night and his collection of short stories We Are Flying.
In this PEN Atlas Q&A, editor Tasja Dorkofikis asks about the curation of a self-image, Stamm’s literary influences and his experimentations with form.
This interview was translated by Katy Derbyshire.