© Alain Barbero
Margit Schreiner, born in Linz, Austria, in 1953 is living there again after many years in Tokyo, Paris, Rome and Berlin. She has won various scholarships and awards for her writing, most recently the Heinrich Gleißner Prize for her life's work.
Cultural Award of the Province of Upper Austria
Arts Award of the City of Linz
Austrian State Prize for Literature
Johann Beer Prize
Heinrich Gleisner Prize
Anton Wildgans Prize