Radek Knapp (born August 3, 1964 in Warsaw ) is an Austrian writer .
Knapp grew up with his grandparents in Poland until he followed his mother to Vienna in 1976. There he studied philosophy at the University of Vienna after completing his high school diploma from a commercial academy . He kept himself afloat with various jobs.
His breakthrough as an author came in 1994 with his volume of short stories Franio . For this he received the aspekte literature prize .
Since then he has been working as a freelance writer . His novels Ente à l'orange , Mr. Kuka's Recommendations and Paper Tiger became famous . His works have been translated into several languages, including Dutch, Croatian and Slovenian. In 2008, the film Mr. Kuka's Recommendations, based on his novel of the same name, was released in cinemas.
- 1992 young scholarship for literature from the Federal Ministry for Education and Art
- 1994 Literature Prize from the ZDF culture magazine " aspekte "
- 1999/2000 project grant for literature from the Federal Chancellery
- 2001 Adelbert von Chamisso Prize sponsorship award
- A report , Frankfurt am Main 1989.
- Franio , Vienna 1994. ISBN 3-216-30102-8 .
- Ente à l'orange , Vienna 1996.
- Mr. Kukas recommendations , Munich a. a. 1999.
- Paper tiger , Munich a. a. 2003.
- Instructions for use for Poland , Munich a. a. 2005 (extended version: 2017). ISBN 3-492-27536-2 .
- Journey to Kalino , Munich 2012, ISBN 978-3-492-05472-0 .
- Der Gipfeldieb , Munich 2015, ISBN 978-3-492-05705-9 .
- The man who ate air for breakfast , narrative, Paul Zsolnay Verlag / Deuticke Verlag , Vienna 2017, ISBN 978-3-552-06336-5
- The Hour Of Birth. A short story about 41 graphics by Alfred Kubin , Paul Zsolnay Verlag / Deuticke Verlag, Vienna 2017, ISBN 978-3-552-06368-6
- The swapped heads , operelles for the siren opera theater in 2004
- Literature by and about Radek Knapp in the catalog of the German National Library
- Radek Knapp in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Reading sample from Mr. Kuka's recommendations
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||3rd August 1964|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Warsaw|