Monika Rinck (Curator)
Monika Rinck (1969), German poet, prose writer, and essayist, is the curator of Poetica III. Her first collection of poetry, Verzückte Distanzen (Zu Klampen), appeared in 2004; it was followed by the volume of essays Ah, das Love-Ding (Kookbooks 2006) and the collection of poems Honigprotokolle (Kookbooks 2012), among others. Rinck translates from Hungarian (together with Orsolya Kalász), Slovene, and English. She also performs with Ann Cotten and Sabine Scho as the Rotten Kinck Schow. In 2013, she received the Peter Huchel Prize and, in 2015, she was awarded the Kleist Prize. Rinck has taught at the German Institute for Literature in Leipzig and the Department for Language Arts (Creative Writing) in Vienna. In 2015, she held the Lectureship in Poetics at Münster. She is a Member of the Berlin Academy of Arts and the German Academy for Language and Literature. Her most recent publication is the essay collection Risiko und Idiotie. Streitschriften (Kookbooks 2015).