Regina Duerig

Regina Dürig, born in 1982 in Mannheim, Germany, initially studied at the Berlin University of the Arts where she completed her licentiate degree in Communication in Social and Economic Contexts in 2006. After that she did a Bachelor's degree in creative writing at the Swiss Literature Institute in Biel, where she currently works as an assistant. Regina Dürig writes prose for kids, youths and adults, her work was among others rewarded with the Wartholz Literature Prize (Austria). Her debut novel Katertag. Oder: Was sagt der Knopf bei Nacht was published in September 2011 by Chicken House Germany.

Published works (Selection)
· Notate zum sehr kleinen Raum / Poet, Magazine of the Poetenladen Leipzig, 2013
· Notizen zum Gestein / Poet, Magazine of the Poetenladen Leipzig, 2012
· Ist der Karpfen die Antwort der Zeit
/ Liesette littéraire, anthology of the Swiss LIterature Institute, 2012
· Wurzel / Libretto for a mini-opera by the composer Manuela Kerer, 2012
· Teile von Zeit / Libretto for a piece for tenor and organ by Manuela Kerer, 2011
· Katertag. Oder: Was sagt der Knopf bei Nacht? Youth novel. Chicken House/Carlsen, Hamburg 2011

Awards/Grants (Selection)
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January 2013 Herhúsið (Iceland) / One month residency in Siglufjördur, with Christian Müller
· May 2012 Shortlist of the Hans-im-Glück Preis
with Katertag. Oder: Was sagt der Knopf bei Nacht?
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March 2012 Nomination for the German Youth-Literatur-Price with Katertag. Oder: Was sagt der Knopf bei Nacht?
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April/June 2011 Working grants from the city of Biel and the cantone of Berne for the project Inventuren
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February 2011 Literature Prize Wartholz for the text Inventuren

Release on deszpot
· #002 – Inventuren / Dürig-Müller-Heierli-Weber

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