Born in 1973 in Schwandorf/Germany.
Studied Slavic languages and literature, English and elocution in Regensburg, Norwich and St. Petersburg. In 2003, Ph.D. from the University Regensburg with a thesis on female Russian Modernist poets.
Poetry debut in 1999 with her book “aufsagen” (“recite”). She received the Leonce-and-Lena-Prize (2003), the most important award for young poets in the German-speaking world, for her poetry in “münden – entzüngeln” (Vienna, 2004), described as “language games of psychological world perception.” She most recently published the audio book “brinnen” (merz&solitude, Stuttgart, 2006) and the corresponding poetry volume with the same title (Edition Korrespondenzen, Vienna, 2006), which was also just translated into Swedish.
Literature fellowship from the Stiftung Insel Hombroich (Neuss, Germany, 2001).