Dagmar Dusil, born in Sibiu and settled in Germany in 1985, is a multi-awarded German writer, the author of several volumes, including: Transitschatten (poetry); Looking back through the kitchen window (autofiction); Missing Home, Missing Duke (travel book); Siberian miniatures; Who guards the cobweb? (short prose), Auf leisen Sohlen (novel) etc., titles that appeared in Romanian translation as well as in English (Looking Back Through the Kitchen Window). She is the co-author, together with Ioana Ieronim, of a bilingual German-Romanian volume of poetry about the pandemic (Beleuchtete Busse in denen keiner saß/And empty buses pass by).
Dagmar Dusil is a promoter of Transylvanian culture in terms of literature, music and traditions (including through the initiative to found Johannis Reeg publishing house, 2003-2013). Her works have been included in numerous anthologies. As a German translator, she produced, among others, the edition of Brückengasse ohne Ufer (after the Triumph of Paparudea), by Ioana Ieronim and, from English, Athenénée Palace by R. G. Waldeck.
She studied English and German at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and is currently a member of GEDOK Franconia, Künstlergilde (Artists’ Guild) Esslingen; KOGGE (International Union of Authors) and the PEN Club in Exile.