Anja Kampmann
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Anja Kampmann

Anja Kampmann was born in 1983 in Hamburg. In 2015 she received the Wolfgang Weyrauch Sponsorship Prize at the Literarischer März poetry competition in Darmstadt. Her poetry collection Proben von Stein und Licht was published by Hanser in 2016. Her debut novel, Wie hoch die Wasser steigen, was awarded the Lessing Sponsorship Prize and Mara Cassens Prize.

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the dog is always hungry

the dog is always hungry

“Her highly focused, scorching and very sensitive tone is captivating.” - Ülrich Rüdenauer, SWR2

Newspaper boys, a girl on a playground, youths with their naive dreams and blue ...

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High as the Waters Rise

High as the Waters Rise

“Anja Kampmann dares to travel to the roots of our present times – atmospheric, intense and sensual.”
Lutz Seiler

One stormy night on an oil platform in the middle of the ...

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Samples of Stone and Light

Samples of Stone and Light

I never saw so much snow
never so many tracts of land frozen so thick
cold and icestill like the land that turns away from us

So begins Anja Kampmann’s exploration of ...

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Awards

2020 Rainer-Malkowski-Preis

2019 Lessing Förderpreis des Freistaates Sachsen

2019 Stadtschreiberin von Bergen-Enkheim

2018 Mara-Cassens-Preis

2018 Förderpreis Literatur der Stadt Lüneburg

2018 Shortlist: Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse

2015 Wolfgang-Weyrauch-Förderpreis

2013 MDR-Literaturpreis

2010 International Writing Program, University of Iowa

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen
2016 Proben von Stein und Licht. Gedichte
2018 Wie hoch die Wasser steigen