The Brückner-Kühner Foundation was founded in 1984 by the writer couple Christine Brückner and Otto Heinrich Kühner in Kassel . The foundation focuses on the field of contemporary literature and language culture with a focus on the comic and humor. The seat is the poet's house Brückner-Kühner , the former home of the two founders.
Management and foundation bodies
The managing curator is Friedrich W. Block . He has headed the foundation full-time since 1997. Walter Pape has been the Chairman of the Board of Trustees since 1996, to which Friederike Emmerling , Renate Jakobson , Ingomar v. Kieseritzky , Christian Maintz , Uwe Wirth and Thomas Wohlfahrt belong.
Kassel literature prize for grotesque humor
The Kassel Literature Prize for Grotesque Humor has been awarded annually since 1985 by the foundation and the city of Kassel. The prize is endowed with 10,000 euros. Authors of humorous, grotesque and comical literature are honored. In addition, since 1997, the Komische Literatur sponsorship prize, endowed with 3000 euros, has been awarded to authors under 35 who are just starting out.
Friends of Brückner-Kühner
The Freundeskreis Brückner-Kühner supports the foundation in its work and advocates the preservation of the foundation and the Brückner-Kühner poet's house.
- Bertram Hilgen: Donate: The Brückner-Kühner Foundation as a testimony to civic engagement , in: Christine Brückner and Otto Heinrich Kühner 'The only functioning association of authors'. Ed .: Friedrich W. Block. euregioverlag, Kassel 2007, pp. 99-102. ISBN 978-3-933617-31-6 .
- ↑ Foundation | Brückner-Kühner Foundation. Retrieved on May 21, 2017 (German).
- ^ City of Kassel: City portal - poet house Brückner-Kühner. Retrieved May 23, 2017 .
- ↑ curator | Brückner-Kühner Foundation. Retrieved on May 21, 2017 (German).
- ↑ Foundation bodies | Brückner-Kühner Foundation. Retrieved on May 21, 2017 (German).
- ↑ Literature Prize | Brückner-Kühner Foundation. Retrieved on May 21, 2017 (German).
- ^ City of Kassel: City Portal - Literature Prize for Grotesque Humor. Retrieved May 22, 2017 .
- ↑ Circle of Friends | Brückner-Kühner Foundation. Retrieved on May 23, 2017 (German).