Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2018

Oct, Nov, Dec

Monika Rinck | Writer

Monika Rinck, Photo: Gene Glover
Monika Rinck, Photo: Gene Glover

Monika Rinck lives in Berlin. She read Religious Studies, General and Comparative Literature and German Philology in Bochum, Berlin and Yale. New Haven. From 1989 on, she published extensively with different companies.  In the spring of 2012, kookbooks released HONIGPROTOKOLLE, her most recent collection of poems for which she was awarded the prestigious Huchel Prize, followed by RISIKO & IDIOTIE, Streitschriften in the spring of 2015. Monika Rinck is a member of  P.E.N.-Club, Lyrikknappschaft Schöneberg, the Academy of Arts Berlin and the German Academy for Language and Poetry. Monika Rinck is he recipient of the Kleist Prize (2015) and the Ernst-Jandl-Prize (2017). In 2017, she curated the poetry festival POETICA in Cologne. She works as a translator from the Hunagrian, together with Orsolya Kalász, works with musicians and composers and occasionally teaches at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Her upcoming book KRITIK DER MOTORKRAFT will be released shortly by brüterich Verlag.