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    About Writer


    Silke Scheuermann was born in Karlsruhe in 1973. She studied theatre and literature studies in Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig and Paris. In 2001, she published her first poetry volume “Der Tag an dem die Möwen zweistimmig sangen”, and in 2007 her first novel “Die Stunde zwischen Hund und Wolf”. She has received many grants and prizes for her poetry, stories and novels, including the Fellowship of the Villa Massimo in Rome (2009), and the Hölty Prize for poetry (2014), awarded by the city of Hanover and the Hanover Sparkasse bank. For the 2012/13 winter semester she held the poetry lectureship at the University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden. Most recently, she was awarded both the Bertolt Brecht Prize and the Robert Gernhardt Prize in 2016. She lives in Offenbach.

    Selected Titles
    - Skizze vom Gras. Gedichte, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2014
    - Der Tag an dem die Möwen zweistimmig sangen, Gedichte 2001-2008, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2013
    - Die Häuser der anderen. Roman, Frankfurt, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2012
    - Shanghai Performance. Roman, Frankfurt, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2011
    - Über Nacht ist es Winter. Gedichte, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2007
    - Die Stunde zwischen Hund und Wolf, Roman, Schöffling & Co., Frankfurt/Main, 2007

    She has not yet published in Turkish.