Stephanie von Hayek, born 1971 in Wolfratshausen, is an author, journalist and bookseller. She studied political science, sociology and social psychology in Munich and Paris. She writes for Kulturaustausch among other publications. In spring 2019 her first novel "Als die Tage ihr Licht verloren" (When the days lost their light) was published. Von Hayek lives in Potsdam and Berlin.