Benjamin Lauterbach

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

Frankfurt a.M., Germany


2007, 2008, 2009


Apr 2008 - Sept 2008

Mar 2009 - Apr 2009

June 2009 - July 2009


From 1997 to 2005 he studied German literature and philosophy at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main and at the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich. From 1999 to 2001 he was the chief editor for the Frankfurt city magazine »mixer«, since 2001 he is an editorial journalist for the public television station Hessischer Rundfunk.

Selected publications: »Ich nehm’s persönlich. Gedichte« (I take it personal. Poetry) Bookspot (2003) and 28 poems in »Vier Periode«, Lynkeus (2001).

Prizes/Fellowships: Telephos prize for poetry (2003), scholarship for emerging authors by the foundation Kunst:Raum Sylt Quelle (2006); »Bremer Netzresidenz« by the Literaturhaus Bremen for the online project »Weltwohnen« (World living, 2007).

Currently he is writing a novel with the working title »Holler«.