Esther Kinsky

Esther Kinsky is the author of three volumes of poetry and two novels (Summer Resort and Banatsko) and has translated many notable English (John Clare, Henry David Thoreau, Lewis Grassic Gibbon) and Polish (Miron Białoszewski, Zygmunt Haupt, Ida Fink, Olga Tokarczuk) authors into German. River is published by Fitzcarraldo Editions and won the Adelbert von Chamisso Prize 2016, the Franz Hessel Prize 2014, the Kranichsteiner Literature Prize 2015 and the SWR Prize for the best fiction book 2015. It was longlisted for the German Book Prize 2014. It was published in French by Gallimard and translated by Olivier Le Lay. Her last novel, Hain. Geländeroman, has been awarded the Leipziger Buchmesse Prize in March 2018.

Related / Latest Publication:
Esther Kinksy, River, translated by Iain Galbraith (Fitzcarraldo, January 2018)