Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2022

Jan, Feb, Mar

Lukas Rietzschel | Writer

Lukas Rietzschel | Image: Michael Aust
Lukas Rietzschel | Image: Michael Aust

Lukas Rietzschel, born in 1994 in Räckelwitz, studied Political Science, German Literature and Cultural Management. He now lives as a freelance author in Görlitz. His texts focus on the reunification of Germany and the transformation processes during the post-reunification period especially in the region of Lusatia.

Publications

2020 ⅼ Arbeit ist die wärmste Jacke in: Acht Visionen: Zukunft. Arbeit. Literatur, published by Literaturhaus Frankfurt, short story
2020 ⅼ Gute Nacht in: Doppelte Lebensführung, neue Prosa, eine Anthologie aus Sachsen, Poetenladen, short storry
2018 ⅼ Mit der Faust in die Welt schlagen, Ullstein Verlag, novel

Prizes/Awards

2019/2020 ⅼ Fellowship of Villa Concordia
2019 ⅼ Gellert-Preis
2018 ⅼ Nomination for Aspekte Literaturpreis

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