Peter Gosse

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Peter Gosse (born October 6, 1938 in Leipzig) is a German poet, prose author and essayist.


Peter Gosse first completed a study of high frequency technology in Moscow. After an occupation as an engineer, he worked as a free lance writer in East Germany from 1968. Since 1985, he was a lecturer of poetry at the "Johannes R. Becher" Literary Institute in Leipzig, where he became the commissioned Director in 1993. Afterwards, he became a guest Professor in the USA. Peter Gosse is a member of the International PEN and since 2008, deputy President of the Sächsischen Akademie der Künste (Saxon Academy of the Arts).


  • "Gleisskörper", Lyrics and Essays
  • "Seinsgunst", Poetry
  • "Phantomschmelz", Novel
  • "Ausfahrt aus Byzanz" (Departure from Byzanz), Mitteldeutscher Verlag 1982
  • "Erwachsene Mitte" (Adult Center), Verlag Philipp Reclam jun. Leipzig 1986

"Standwaage", Poetry, Mitteldeutscher Verlag, 1990

  • "Scharfeinstellung", 1991
  • "Schreiben, Bücher, Büchermachen", 1991
  • "Aus gegebenem Anlaß", 2002
  • "Dein Eurasisches Antlitz : Schriften zu Bildender Kunst und Literatur"
  • "Neles Selen : Bilder Sichten", Mitteldeutscher Verlag


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This article incorporates information from the revision as of July 13th, 2008 of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.