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 Lower Austria, Austria. She studied Sinology and Informatics at the University of Vienna and works part-time as a researcher for the VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung.[2] 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
  • Junge Hunde (young dogs) - 2015


  • 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. 
  2. ^ "Travnicek: "Aufschrauben, reinschauen"" (in German). Die Presse. 2015-12-17. Retrieved 2016-01-08. 

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