Cornelia Travnicek

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Cornelia Travnicek at a reading in 2008

Cornelia Travnicek (born 1987 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria) is an Austrian writer who has published several books and stories.[1]


Travnicek lives in Traimauer, Vienna. She studied Sinology and Informatics at the Alma Mater Rudolphina (University of Vienna). Some of her work has been translated to English, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Serbian. She is represented by the Simon Literary Agency.

List of works[edit]

  • Chucks - 2012
  • Fütter mich (Feed me) - 2009
  • Die Asche meiner Schwester (The ashes of my sister) - 2008
  • Aurora Borealis - 2008
  • spannung spiel und schokolade (live play and chocolate) - 2008


  • Recognition Award of the State of Lower Austria (Category Literature) 2012
  • Audience Award at the German Literature Days 2012
  • Lise-Meitner Literature Prize 2009
  • 3rd Place at FM4 wording 2009
  • Theodor-Körner Award 2008
  • Marlen Haushofer Prize 2007
  • Hans Weigel Literature Scholarship for 2006/2007
  • Youngster of Arts award from the city of St. Pölten 2006
  • 2nd Place at FM4 wording 2006
  • Prize for young writers at "writing between cultures" club-exile 2005
  • "Marianne von Willemer" Award - Literature Prize 2005
  • Audience Award at Hattinger Award for Young Literature 2004


  1. ^ "Ich sage nie, dass ich Schriftsteller bin" (in German). Der Standard. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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