Ulrike Almut Sandig

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Ulrike Almut Sandig

Ulrike Almut Sandig was born in 1979 and lives in Berlin. She studied Religious Studies and Modern Indology and at the Institute for German Literature in Leipzig and was co-editor of the literary magazine EDIT. She is the author of stories, poems, radio pieces and language performances, where she collaborates closely with musicians and composers. Ulrike Almut Sandig has been invited to many international literary festivals, exchanges and residencies. Her poems have been widely anthologized and received, among other awards, the renowned Leonce-and-Lena Prize.

Previous Publications

Zunder (Fuel, Poems 2005)
Der Tag, an dem Alma Kamillen kaufte (The Day when Alma bought Camomiles, Audio-Book, 2006)
Streumen (Streumen, Poems, 2007)
Hush little Baby (Radio Play, 2008)
Flamingos (Flamingos, Stories, 2010)
Unter Wasser (Under Water, Radio Play, 2010)
Dickicht (Thicket, Poems, 2011)
Märzwald (Marchwoods, Audio Book 2011)


Scholarship by the Senate of Berlin 2014
Award for Emerging Talent of the City of Meersburg
Märkisch Stipend for Literature 2012
Leonce and Lena Prize
Meran Lyric Prize
Silberschwein Award of the LIT.Cologne
Hotlist Prize (Best Books from Independent Publishers)


Titles by Ulrike Almut Sandig

Ulrike Almut Sandig, i am a field full of rapeseed hide the roe and shine like thirteen oil paintings laid on top of each otherUlrike Almut Sandig, FlamingosUlrike Almut Sandig, Thick of ItUlrike Almut Sandig & Marlen Pelny, Märzwald (CD)Ulrike Almut Sandig, Against Disappearance