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Christoph Poschenrieder

Christoph Poschenrieder

Christoph Poschenrieder, born near Boston in 1964, studied philosophy in Munich. He also attended the Journalism School of Columbia University, New York. Since 1993, he has worked as a freelance journalist, and documentary filmmaker. Today, he concentrates on literary writing. His debut The World in the Head received rave reviews and achieved international renown. His novel A Grain of Sand was on the Longlist of the ›German Book Prize 2014‹. After extended stays as a fellowship holder in Bamberg and Venice, Christoph Poschenrieder is now living in Munich.

Awards
  • ›Bamberger Villa-Concordia-Stipendium‹ für einen elfmonatigen Aufenthalt ab April 2015, 2015
  • Mit dem Rom-Preis verbundenes Stipendiat des Deutschen Studienzentrums in Venedig, 2016
  • Arbeitsstipendium der Landeshauptstadt München für sein sechstes Romanprojekt Meyrink und die Macht des Wortes, 2017
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»Christoph Poschenrieder’s light story telling is both stylistically brilliant and highly readable.«
Eckart Baier / Buchjournal, Frankfurt

»Poschenrieder’s novels captivate the reader with their depth, ambiguity and intelligent humour.«

Ditta Rudle / Buchkultur, Vienna

»Poschenrieder, philosophy graduate and trained journalist, knows how to present serious topics with a light touch.«

Steffen Radlmaier / Nürnberger Nachrichten
»Christoph Poschenrieder’s light story telling is both stylistically brilliant and highly readable.«
Eckart Baier / Buchjournal, Frankfurt

»Poschenrieder’s novels captivate the reader with their depth, ambiguity and intelligent humour.«

Ditta Rudle / Buchkultur, Vienna

»Poschenrieder, philosophy graduate and trained journalist, knows how to present serious topics with a light touch.«

Steffen Radlmaier / Nürnberger Nachrichten
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