Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2022

Jan, Feb, Mar

Lukas Rietzschel | Writer

Lukas Rietzschel | Copyright: Christine Fenzl
Lukas Rietzschel | Copyright: Christine Fenzl

Lukas Rietzschel, born in 1994 in Räckelwitz, studied Political Science, German Literature and Cultural Management. He now lives as a freelance author in Görlitz. His texts focus on the reunification of Germany and the transformation processes during the post-reunification period especially in the region of Lusatia.

Publications

2020 ⅼ Raumfahrer, dtv, novel
2020 ⅼ Widerstand, Commissioned work for Schauspiel Leipzig, Theaterstück
2018 ⅼ Mit der Faust in die Welt schlagen, Ullstein Verlag, novel



Prizes/Awards

2019/2020 ⅼ Fellowship of Villa Concordia
2019 ⅼ Gellert-Preis
2018 ⅼ Nomination for Aspekte Literaturpreis

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