Katharina Schultens Biography

Katharina Schultens (born 1980 in Kirchen, Germany) published three collections of poetry. For her first collection, Aufbrüche (2004) she won the 2005 Martha Saalfeld promotion prize, with the jury praising her for developing “impressively worked poems where ideas meet reined-in impressionistic power in great lightness and certainty of form”. Other awards include the 2007 Georg K. Glaser promotion prize and the promotion prize for the Art Prize of the State of Rhineland Palatinate in 2009. In 2011, her second collection gierstabil was published, followed by gorgos portfolio in 2014.