Julia Lajta-Novak is a research fellow in English Literature at the University of Salzburg
and artistic director of Vienna Lit
, a literary society dedicated to the promotion of literature/s
in English. Novak is a published poet, as well as the editor of a collection of stories about Vienna, Vienna:Views
(2006), and the
author of Gemeinsam Lesen: die Buchgruppe als soziales Phänomen und ökonomische Triebkraft
(2007), a book on reading groups.