Annette Pehnt at the 12 Moscow International Fair of Intellectual Books, Non-Fiction 2010
July 25, 1967 |
|Occupation||Writer, literary critic|
|Notable awards||Förderpreis; Mara-Cassens; prize of Northrhine-Westphalia|
After graduating from school in 1986 Pehnt performed voluntary social work in Belfast (Northern Ireland). After a year living in Scotland, she studied English, Celtic studies and German language and literature at the universities in Köln, Galway (Ireland), Berkeley (California) and Freiburg (Breisgau). After her master's degree and the first national examination in 1994, graduation followed in 1997 at the University of Freiburg with a work on Irish literature.
Since 1992 Annette Pehnt, married and mother of three children, has lived as a literature critic and self-employed author in Freiburg and teaches at the university there. For her literary work, she was awarded the Förderpreis in 2001, the artist's prize of Northrhine-Westphalia and the Mara-Cassens-prize (2002).
- Insel 34, München 2003 ISBN 3-492-24336-3
- Ich muß los, München 2001 ISBN 3-492-23609-X
- Mad Sweeney. Aneignung und Transformation eines mittelalterlichen Stoffes in der modernen irischen Literatur, WVT, Wiss. Verl. Trier 1999 (Freiburg i. B., Univ., Diss., 1997) ISBN 3-88476-352-0
- John Steinbeck, München 1998 ISBN 3-423-31010-3
- Annette Pehnt in the German National Library catalogue
- Artists' Prize (in German)
- Kurzrezensionen des Perlentauchers zu "Insel 34" (in German)
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