Francis Kirps is a Luxembourgish writer, stage poet, and satirist who lives and works in Lintgen. He owns a degree in Psychology from the University of Strasbourg and started publishing in student magazines in the early 1990s. “Die Mutationen” is his second collection of short stories. It received the 2020 Prix Servais, the leading award for Luxembourgish literature, as well as the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature for Luxembourg. In 2021, he published his last collection of short stories: “Eber im Nebel”.