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Gregor Sander


Photo: Sintje Sander

Writer in Residence Spring & Autumn 2013 at the CAGCR (Centre for Anglo German Cultural Relations)

 

Gregor Sander was born in 1968 in Schwerin and trained as a metal worker and qualified nurse before taking up his studies at university. He studied Medicine at the University of Rostock and then read German and History at the Humboldt University of Berlin from 1992 to 1996. From 1996 to 1997 he attended the Berliner Journalistenschule. In 2002, Gregor Sander started his literary career with Ich aber bin hier geboren, a collection of short stories. He now lives and works in Berlin.

 

Previous works include:

Ich aber bin hier geboren. Short Stories (2002, Rowohlt Verlag)

Abwesend. Novel (2007, Wallstein Verlag)

Winterfisch. Short Stories (2011, Wallstein Verlag)

Was gewesen wäre. Novel (2014, Wallstein Verlag)

 

Awards and Prizes:

Förderpreis zum Friedrich-Hölderlin-Preis der Stadt Homburg (2004)

Casa-Baldi-Stipendium der Deutschen Akademie Rom Villa Massimo (2006)

Nominierung für den Deutschen Buchpreis für Abwesend (2007)

Arbeitsstipendium des Deutschen Literaturfonds (2009)

3-Sat Preis beim Ingeborg-Bachmann Wettbewerb (2009)

Preis der LiteraTour Nord (2012)

Deutscher Erzählerpreis (2013)

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