Monika Rinck | September 2021
Monika Rinck lives in Berlin and Vienna and has been publishing her works with various publishers since 1989. She translates from Hungarian together with Orsolya Kalász, cooperates with musicians and composers and teaches at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. In spring of 2019 the reading book Champagner für die Pferde (Champagne for the Horses) was published by Fischer and the new volume of poetry Alle Türen (All Doors) by kookbooks, followed in autumn 2019 by the poetics lecture Wirksame Fiktionen (Effective Fictions) published by Wallstein and HEIDA! HEIDA! HE! Sadismus von irgend etwas Modernem und ich und Lärm! Fernando Pessoas sensationistischer Ingenieur Álvaro de Campos (HEIDA! HEIDA! HE! Sadism of Something Modern and Me and Noise! Fernando Pessoa’s sensationist engineer Álvaro de Campos) published by Wunderhorn. In 2020 she gave the Frankfurt Poetics Lecture, and in 2021 she was the recipient of the Berlin Literature Prize.
Monika Rinck was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from September to December 2017 and again in September 2021.