Evelyne Polt-Heinzl

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Evelyne Polt-Heinzl (born April 22, 1960 in Braunau am Inn ) is an Austrian literary scholar , critic and curator .

Evelyne Polt-Heinzl studied German and political science in Salzburg and Vienna. In 2017 she was awarded the State Prize for Literary Criticism , the award ceremony took place on December 12th by Federal Minister Thomas Drozda , the laudation was given by Konstanze Fliedl .



  • The boss. A literary tour. Picus Verlag, Vienna 2003, ISBN 3-85452-455-2 .
  • There is a limitation in poetry. Hertha Kräftner , a literary cosmos in the context of the early post-war period. Edition praesens, Vienna 2004, ISBN 3-7069-0263-X .
  • Books have many pages. Readers have many lives. Special number, Vienna 2004, ISBN 3-85449-225-1 .
  • Timeless - nine portraits. From Austria's first female crime writer to Germany's first female satirist. Milena Verlag, Vienna 2005, ISBN 3-85286-129-2 .
  • I hear you write. A literary history of writing implements. Drawings by Franz Blaas, special number, Vienna 2007, ISBN 978-3-85449-270-2 .
  • Collapsing financial worlds. Market, Society and Literature. Afterword by Wolfgang Polt, illustrations by Thomas Kussin, special number, Vienna 2009, ISBN 978-3-85449-322-8 .

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  1. orf.at: State Prize for European Literature to Karl Ove Knausgard . Article dated April 23, 2017, accessed April 23, 2017.
  2. Federal Minister Drozda presents Evelyne Polt-Heinzl with the Austrian State Prize for Literary Criticism . In: OTS.at . ( ots.at [accessed December 25, 2017]).
  3. FAZ of August 28, 2010, page 37: My secret is my duty