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Guy Krneta, born in Bern in 1964, lives in Basel as a freelance writer. He worked as a dramaturge for several theaters in Germany an das head of theater in Switzerland. His plays are frequently performed and have won several awards. He is also animportant Swiss spoken-word author, as evidenced in Im Kairo, in collaboration with the Spoken-Word-Formation "Bern ist overall" (Spoken-Word-CD, 2006). In addition, he was an initiator of the Swiss Literature Institute in Biel, the Swiss center for teaching creative writing. His recent plays include E Summer lang, Irina, premiered in 2004, and E Schtau vou Reh, premiered in 2006, both as the Theater Basel. His 1994 play Ursle (Jackie) was translated into English; it was also performed in Holland (Hannah) and in Germany (Ursel).

Reiseleiter (Tour Guide) from Natürlich die Schweizer! edited by Reto Sorg and Yeboaa Ofosu (Berlin: Aufbau Verlag, 2002): Vol. 8, No. 2/3
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