Sabine Scholl

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Sabine Scholl (2014)

Sabine Scholl (born March 28, 1959 in Grieskirchen , Upper Austria ) is an Austrian writer .


Sabine Scholl studied German , history and theater studies at the University of Vienna from 1978 to 1987 . In 1987 she received her doctorate with a thesis on Unica Zürn . From 1988 to 1990 she was a lecturer at the University of Aveiro in Portugal . She has been a freelance writer since 1990; As an author, she took part in the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition in Klagenfurt in 1992 and as a member of the jury in 1996. She took up teaching positions at various universities; from 1996 to 2000 she lived in Chicago , from 2000 to 2001 in New York and 2003/04 in Nagoya / Japan . Since 2001 she has mainly taught literary writing at various universities. a. at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig and at the Berlin University of the Arts . From 2009 to 2012 she was professor for language art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna . Today she is based in Berlin .

Scholl writes novels , essays , poems , plays and radio plays . With the author Lydia Mischkulnig she wrote the five-volume work Bohemian Bible . The composer Renald Deppe set a libretto by her to music . She is working on several projects with the Mexican-Austrian composer Angélica Castelló .

Scholl was a member of the jury for the International Literature Prize of the House of World Cultures from 2015 to 2017 .

Scholl is a member of the Graz Authors' Assembly and the PEN Center Germany .



Web links

Commons : Sabine Scholl  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Author Sabine Scholl receives Anton Wildgans Prize 2018 ( Memento from March 29, 2018 in the Internet Archive ). Article dated March 29, 2018, accessed March 29, 2018.
  2. Anna Mitgutsch receives the Adalbert Stifter Prize from the Province of Upper Austria . State correspondence No. 204 of October 22, 2019, accessed on November 25, 2019.