Tanja Dückers

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Tanja Dückers

Tanja Dückers, born in 1968, studied German and Art History. She is the author of poems, essays, novels and stories, was a columnist for the Frankfurter Rundschau and Die ZEIT and for the periodical BÜCHER. She is one of Germany’s most prominent writers of the younger generation.
Tanja Dückers has received numerous awards and prizes. She lives with her family in Berlin.

Awards (selection)

Scholarships at Villa Aurora, Los Angeles and Villa Decius, Krakow
Ahrenshoop Scholarship
Writer in Residence, Bristol/UK
Literature Award Ruhr for Emerging Talent
Listed among the »10 most important authors in Germany« (National History Museum)


Titles by Tanja Dückers

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