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David Wagner


Photo: Kadi Fast

Writer in Residence Spring 2012 at the CAGCR

 

David Wagner was born in 1971 in Andernach. He studied Comparative Literature and Art History at the University of Bonn, in Paris and Berlin. After periods spent for example in Rome, Barcelona and Mexico City, he now lives and works in Berlin.

 

Previous works include:

Meine nachtblaue Hose. Novel (2000, Alexander Fest Verlag)

In Berlin. Gesammelte Feuilletons. Essays (2001, Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung)

Was alles fehlt. Zwölf Geschichten. Short Stories (2002, Piper)

Spricht das Kind. Novel (2009, Droschl)

Vier Äpfel. Novel (2009, Rowohlt)

Welche Farbe hat Berlin. Essays (2011, Verbrecher Verlag)

Leben. Novel (2013, Rowohlt)

Mauer Park. Prose (2013, Verbrecher Verlag)

Drüben und drüben. Zwei deutsche Kindheiten, together with Jochen Schmidt. Prose (2014, Rowohlt)

 

 

Awards and Prizes:

Alfred Döblin Stipendium (1998)

Walter Serner Preis (1999)

Dedalus Preis für Neue Literatur (2000)

Georg K. Glaser Preis (2001)

Kolik Literatur Preis

Martha Saalfeld Förderpreis (2005)

Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse (2013)

Kranichsteiner Literaturpreis (2014)


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