Arno Geiger (born 22 July 1968) is an Austrian novelist. Geiger grew up in the village of Wolfurt near Bregenz. He studied German studies, ancient history and comparative literature at the universities ofInnsbruck and Vienna. He has worked as a freelance writer since 1993. From 1986 to 2002, he also worked as a technician at the annualBregenzer Festspiele summer opera festival. In 1996 and in 2004, he took part in the Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis competition at Klagenfurt. In October 2005, he was the recipient of the first Deutscher Buchpreis literature prize (awarded by the booksellers' association of Germany) for his novel Es geht uns gut. Geiger lives in Wolfurt and Vienna.