Antonio Fian

Antonio Fian is the author of Im Schlaf.

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "Scorn"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

...throughout the reading I had failed to notice he was there—my father was standing in front of me. Read more...

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "The Aqueous Body"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

She was pleased she had succeeded in deceiving the media and pretending her aqueous body was her main one, allowing the former to be buried at Vienna’s Central Cemetery Read more...

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "Title"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

Seeing the actor and stand-up comedian Josef Hader in the Café Rathaus I nodded a quick hello and headed for another table as I knew he couldn’t stand being disturbed in the café. Read more...

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "Burial"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

...and explained that in accordance with the stipulations of their confession—this seemed to be a very unusual variation on the Jewish religion—false teeth must first be removed from the mouth Read more...

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "Background Music"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

Die Lesung in der mir unbekannten Kleinstadt im Salzburgischen begann nicht, wie ich angenommen hatte, am Abend Read more...

Fiction / Issue IX

Dichteralbträume: "Interned"

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

I saw a documentary on television about two famous intellectuals, an architect/philosopher couple—they were not named—who were persecuted under the Nazis. Read more...

Fiction / Issue VI

Grey Film: Sonnenkind

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Jenny Mörtsell

Mexico 1996: Judith and Alexander, a European couple in their mid-twenties, are preparing to photograph the imminent total eclipse of the sun when Judith is bitten by a snake. Read more...

Fiction / Issue IV

Träumen Ist Ein Einsames Geschäft

by Antonio Fian

illustrator Daniel Egnéus

He had been hurled out of the vehicle then hit by a piece of the wreckage; a strip of fender had split off and shot through his lower back with such momentum that a sliver of metal was sticking out of his belly. Read more...