Marion Poschmann was born in Essen, Germany, in December 1969.

A prize-winning poet and novelist, she has won both of Germany’s premier poetry prizes, has been longlisted once and shortlisted twice for the German Book Prize and won, amongst others, the 2013 Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize, the first German Prize for Nature Writing 2017 and the 2018 Berlin Literature Prize for her prose. She is a member of the German Academy for Language and Literature and the German PEN Center. She lives in Berlin.

Marion Poschmann

All nominated books

The Pine Islands