Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2017


Katharina Winkler | Writer

Katharina Winkler © Stefan Klüter
Katharina Winkler © Stefan Klüter
born in Vienna
studied German Philology, dramatics and musicology at the University of Vienna

Author Katharina Winkler grew up in upper Austria and now lives in Berlin. In 2016 she published her debut novel Blauschmuck by Suhrkamp, which is based entirely on a true story. The best-selling novel tells the story of the Kurdish woman Filiz and her abusive husband, and her long struggle to freedom.

Cooperation with the Bayern 2 Wortspiele-Preis Munich