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Martin Grzimek

Martin Grzimek

German writer
Martin Grzimek
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Intro German writer
Is Professor Educator Writer
From Germany
Type Academia Literature
Gender male
Birth 1950, Trutzhain, Germany
Age: 70 years
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Biography

Martin Grzimek (born 1950) is a German author. He was born in Trutzhain. Having spent a number of years living and working in South America and the United States, he now resides in a village near Heidelberg. His work that raised the most interest is Shadowlife, a near-future mystery in which the nature of book itself is questioned. Grzimek is a member of International PEN has won a number of literary prizes.

Works

  • Berger, 1980
  • Stillstand des Herzens, 1982 (translated as Heartstop: Three Stories by Breon Mitchell)
  • Trutzhain, 1984
  • Die Beschattung, 1989 (translated as Shadowlife by Breon Mitchell)
  • El factor tropical, 1992
  • Feuerfalter, 1992
  • Ein Bärenleben, 1995 (with Marcus Herrenberger)
  • Mostar – Skizzen und Splitter, 1995
  • Von einem, der verzweifelt versucht, sich zu verlieben, 1995
  • Rudi bärenstark, 1998 (with Marcus Herrenberger)
  • Das Austernfest, 2004
  • Die unendliche Straße, 2005

Awards

  • 1980 Hermann-Hesse-Preis
  • 1981 Rauriser Literaturpreis
  • 1982 Literature award of the Kulturkreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft
  • 1993 One year scholarship for writers from the Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst des Landes Baden-Württemberg
  • 1993 Deutscher Krimi Preis (second place) for "Feuerfalter".
  • 1993 Friedrich-Glauser-Preis
  • 2001 Scholarship from Künstlerhaus Edenkoben
  • 2012 Friedrich-Gerstäcker-Preis

Literature

Klaus Hoffer, "Diese schreckliche Begierde, eine Beziehung herzustellen. Laudatio auf M.G.s Roman Berger," Manuskripte 21, H. 74 (1981), pp. 30–2.

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