Speech 9: Terezia Mora

Author Terezia Mora, born in Sopron, Hungary on 5 February 1971, is a writer, screenwriter and translator. Since 1998 she has been working as a freelance author, writing in German.

She studied Hungarian Studies and Theatre Studies at Humboldt University in Berlin and trained as a screenwriter at the German Film and Television Academy.

Terezia Mora received numerous awards for her work, such as the Würth Literary Prize for her script Die Wege des Wassers in Erzincan, the Open Mike Literary Prize of the LiteraturWERKstatt Berlin for the narration Durst, the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize for the narration Der Fall Ophelia – part of her first volume of short stories Seltsame Materie – and the Jane Scatcherd Translation Prize of the Heinrich Maria Ledig-Rowohlt Foundation for her translation of Péter Esterházy’s Harmonia Caelestis. Further prizes include the Mara Cassens Prize, the Literature Promotion Prize of the Berlin Art Prize of the Academy of the Arts Berlin and the Leipzig Book Fair Prize for her novel Alle Tage.

Kasino, 19. January 2011


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