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Elfriede Czurda

Elfriede Czurda was born in 1946 in Wels, Austria. After 25 years in Berlin and some as visiting professor in Japan. she now lives again in Vienna. Her work, which includes poetry, prose, essays and radio plays, has received numerous prizes, most recently the Austrian Wurdigungspreis for Literature, 2008. Recent books are dunkelziffer (2011), Untruglicher Ortssinn (2009), and ich, weiss (2008). Essays on her work can be found in Die Rampe: Portrat Elfriede Czurda (2006).