Sonja Harter

Austria


Sonja Harter was born in Graz in 1983 and lives in Vienna. Since 2001 she has been publishing in literature magazines (i.e. „manuskripte“, „Lichtungen“, „kolik“), anthologies (i.e. „Jahrbuch der Lyrik“, S. Fischer; „Lyrik von Jetzt Zwei“, Berlin Verlag; „Stimmenfang“, Residenz Verlag) and at ORF Radio.

In 2005 her book of poetry „barfuß richtung festland“ came out, being followed by „einstichspuren, himmel“ in 2008, both Leykam. Her third book of poetry „landpartiestorno“ was published in 2016 (Edition Keiper).

Sonja Harter was awarded various prizes and scholarships, such as: „Literaturstipendium der Stadt Graz“ (2005), „Frauen.Kunst.Preis“ (2006) and „Wiener Autorenstipendium“ (2010).

She works as an arts editor at APA (Austrian Press Agency).

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