Simone Hirth

Austria


„I wrote in the gravel at my feet with the help of a bent windscreen wiper.“

Simone Hirth

Simone Hirth was born in Freudenstadt / Germany in 1985. She studied at „Deutsches Literaturinstitut“ in Germany. After various removals and occasional jobs she settled down as a freelance writer and proofreader in Gablitz / Wienerwald.

She was awarded various prizes and scholarships, among them „Hermann-Lenz-Stipendium“ in 2008, Scholarship of „Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg“, „Staatsstipendium des Österreichischen Bundesministeriums für Kunst und Kultur“ and „Schwäbischer Literaturpreis“ in 2014 as well as „Hans-Weigel-Literaturstipendium“ in 2015 / 2016.

Various publications in literature magazines and anthologies. Her first novel „Lied über die geeignete Stelle für eine Notunterkunft“ was published in autumn 2016 at Kremayr & Scheriau. In December 2016 her poetry will be published in the poetry book „Netzwerk: Poesie“ (Edition Aramo 2016).

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