Donata Rigg

Field of Practice:

Literature

City, Country:

Leipzig, Germany

Year:

2007, 2008, 2009

Born in 1976 in Konstanz/Germany.

Sie completed her studies in drama, contemporary German literature and philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin in 2002. In 2006 she completed her diploma at the Deutsches Literaturinstitut in Leipzig. She is currently working as freelance writer in Leipzig and as an anointer (Aufguss) for vaporization in the sauna.

Her work has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and anthologies, e. g. »Jetzt und in der Stunde« (Now and in the hour), Bella Triste (2006); »Die Sprache der Fische« (The language of the fishes), Junge Welt (2005) and »Entdeckungen II« (Rediscoveries II), Literarisches Colloquium (2005).

Amongst others, Rigg was fellow of the Baden-Württemberg Art Foundation in 2005 and received the Künstlerförderpreis (prize for emerging artists) from the City of Friedrichshafen in 2006.