Matthias Mander

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Matthias Mander (born August 2, 1933 in Graz ) is an Austrian writer .


Matthias Mander graduated from the Federal Commercial Academy in Graz. He is a trained manager and system planner and has been a freelancer for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation since 1962 in the literature department of Studio Steiermark. He also works as a lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and the University of Innsbruck . He currently lives in Gerasdorf in Lower Austria .


  • 1963 Youth Culture Week Innsbruck for Literature 1st Prize
  • 1964 Peter Rosegger Promotion Prize
  • 1979 Anton Wildgans Prize of the Austrian Industry for Literature
  • 1980 Literature Prize of the Girozentrale Vienna
  • 1989 Literature Prize of the State of Styria
  • 1991 Lower Austrian Prize for Literature
  • 1995 Stefan Andres Prize of the city of Schweich for literature in the German language
  • 1996 Gold Medal of Merit of the City of Vienna


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