Susanna Hönig-Sorg

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Susanna Hönig-Sorg (born July 24, 1939 in Betschmen , Yugoslavia ) is an Austrian writer.


Susanna Hönig-Sorg was born in Betschmen, Yugoslavia, as the daughter of German parents. She was the second youngest of the six siblings. Her father was the mayor of Bechmen. After escaping on October 5, 1944, she lived with her parents and siblings in Aigen-Schlägl in Austria until 1945 . While trying to return to Yugoslavia, the family was captured by partisans in Villány , Hungary . Only a year later did they manage to return to Austria. Afterwards she lived with her family in the DP camp Haid , ( Ansfelden ), where she completed compulsory school and her youngest brother was born. Susanna Hönig-Sorg has lived in Furth near Göttweig since 1969 , is widowed and has two children. She stopped writing books and retired. On January 4, 1990, she founded the “Kremser Literature Forum” association.


  • 1983: "cheerful and contemplative"
  • 1991: "The changeable day"
  • 1992: "A colorful bouquet of flowers"
  • 1992: "Homage"
  • 1994: "On barren ground"
  • 1994: "In the Flow of Time" (Contributor)
  • 1997: "Flaming red"


  • 1992: Recognition award at the first Austrian “Haiku” competition
  • 1994: Honorable Mention at the Tokyo International Haiku Competition

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