Evelyn Schalk (AT) is a freelance author and journalist who studied Romance studies, German studies and media studies. As well as writing columns for literary magazine Perspektive, she has co-founded the newspaper Ausreißer. She is also a member of the executive board of IG Kultur Österreich as well as spokeswoman of the Women*s Action Forum Graz, a group calling for action against everyday sexism, racism and homophobia. She is currently working on the literature project Nacht.schicht and on a book about Graz’s hidden gems. She loves cities as well as literary and artistic experiments.