Daniela Seel

Germany


Daniela Seel, born 1974 in Frankfurt/Main, is a poet, translator, editor and publisher of kookbooks ‒ Lab for Poetry as Life Form. She frequently performs internationally and in collaboration with, among others, illustrator Andreas Töpfer, filmmaker Mathilde Bonnefoy, musician PLANNINGTOROCK, dancer David Bloom, and poet SJ Fowler. She published two volumes of poetry, ich kann diese stelle nicht wiederfinden (I Cannot Find That Place Again), 2011, and was weißt du schon von prärie (What Do You Know About Prairie Actually), 2015, as well as, together with Frank Kasper, the radio feature was weißt du schon von prärie (What Do You Know About Prairie Actually), SWR/DLF 2015. For her work she received numerous grants and awards, e.g. the Art Prize Literature by Lotto Brandenburg, the Friedrich Hölderlin Sponsorship Award by the City of Bad Homburg, two working grants by the City of Berlin, a Villa Aurora Fellowship, Los Angeles/CA, and the Reykjavík Residency Grant by the Goethe-Institute Copenhagen. Some of her poems have been translated into Polish, English, Slovak, Czech, French, Norwegian, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian. Daniela Seel lives in Berlin.