Mirjam Bastian Wechselmann was born in Copenhagen, where she grew up. She has worked as a costume designer and graphic designer, attended film school in New York and London, and has made music videos and short films. Her novel Rejse i rød bil, 1997, is her debut as a writer and tells the story of a young woman's journey away from Denmark, depicting complicated human relationships to a place where she can recapture freedom and the unknown.
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The above biography was first published in 1998. Since then, Mirjam Bastian Wechselmannhas published the novel Observatøren, 2000.