Durs Grünbein

Durs Grünbein is a German poet and translator and the author of more than twenty books, including Psyche Running: Selected Poems, 2005–2022 (Seagull Press, 2023); Mortal Diamond (Upper West Side Philosophers, 2013); and Ashes for Breakfast (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006).

Grünbein’s honors include the Berlin Literature Prize, the Georg Büchner Prize, the Peter Huchel Prize for Poetry, the Friedrich Nietzsche Prize, the Premio Internazionale di Poesia Pier Paolo Pasolini, and the Tomas Tranströmer Prize.

Grünbein splits his time between Berlin and Rome.