Durs Grunbein

One of the world's greatest living poets and essayists, Dresden-born Durs Grunbein has been the recipient of many national and international awards, including the Friedrich Nietzsche Prize, the Friedrich Holderlin Prize, the Berlin Literature Prize, the Georg Buchner Prize (Germany's most prestigious literary recognition), and the Premio Internazionale di Poesia Pier Paolo Pasolini. His book Ashes for Breakfast: Selected Poems (translated by Michael Hofmann) was shortlisted for the Griffin...See more