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Monika Rinck

Monika Rinck lives in Berlin. After studies in comparative literature and religion, she attracted attention with her Begriffsstudio , a web site and book (2001) of striking concepts and weird neologisms. Her first book of poems, Verzuckte Distanzen , appeared in 2004, followed by the present volume, zum fernbleiben der umarmung (2007), HELLE VERWIRRUNG / Rincks Ding-und Tierleben (2009), and a book of essays, Ah, das Love- Ding (2006). Her many awards include the Ernst Meister Prize (2008),...See more