Gerald Drißner (Drissner), born 1977, grew up in a mountain village in the Austrian Alps. He is a journalist and writer of narrative nonfiction who is keen on exploring unexpected angles. He is currently based in Berlin, Germany.
The award-winning author is equipped with twenty years of prolific writing experience. He writes reportages and features as well as interviews, background stories, and analyses.
Gerald holds a Master’s degree in economics (Diplom-Volkswirt). His passion, however, is Arabic and the Arab World. He has lived in Arab and Islamic countries for more than a decade and witnessed the Arab Spring firsthand in Egypt. Gerald has been specializing in Arabic grammar and is the author of acclaimed books about Arabic grammar for laymen.