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Franziska Gerstenberg, born in Dresden in 1979, studied at the Institute for German Literature in Leipzig and lives in Berlin.
She was the co-editor of the literary magazine EDIT and has received numerous scholarships and awards.
Lessing Award for Emerging Talent
Lower Saxony’s Award for Most Promising Writer
Heinrich Heine Scholarship
Hermann Hesse Award for Emerging Talent
Scholarship at Casa Baldi in Italy from the German Akademy
Erostepost Literary Prize