Judith Schalansky

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Judith Schalansky
Judith Schalansky - Erlangen 2011.jpg
Born (1980-09-20) 20 September 1980 (age 41)
Occupationwriter, book designer, publisher

Judith Schalansky (born 20 September 1980) is a German writer, book designer and publisher.[1]

Work[edit]

Her book Atlas of Remote Islands won first prize in the Stiftung Buchkunst's The Most Beautiful German Books competition (German: Die schönsten deutschen Bücher) in 2009.[2] In 2012, she won the same prize for The Giraffe’s Neck.[3] Schalansky has degrees in both art history and communication design.[4] Since 2013, she has been the general editor of the Naturkunden series, published by Matthes & Seitz.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Schalansky was born in Greifswald. She lives in Berlin with her partner, actor Bettina Hoppe.[6]

The asteroid 95247 Schalansky was named after her in 2011.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fraktur mon Amour (Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz, 2006; Princeton Architectural Press, 2008)
  • Blau steht dir nicht (2008). Blue Doesn't Suit You.
  • Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln (2009). Atlas of Remote Islands, trans. by Christine Lo (2010)
  • Der Hals der Giraffe (2011). The Giraffe’s Neck, trans. by Shaun Whiteside (2014)[7]
  • Verzeichnis einiger Verluste (2018). An Inventory of Losses, trans. by Jackie Smith (2020)

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2007: Silbermedaille des Art Directors Club Deutschland for Fraktur mon Amour
  • 2007: Type Directors Club's Award for Typographic Excellence for Fraktur mon Amour
  • 2009: First Prize, Stiftung Buchkunst's "The Most Beautiful German Books" for Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln
  • 2011: Essay Prize, for Atlas of Remote Islands
  • 2012: First Prize, Stiftung Buchkunst's "The Most Beautiful German Books" for Der Hals der Giraffe
  • 2014: Preis der Literaturhäuser
  • 2015: Droste-Preis
  • 2018: Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize for Verzeichnis einiger Verluste
  • 2020: Christine Lavant Preis
  • 2020: Nicolas Born Prize

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Island books: Judith Schalansky". The Island Review. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Stiftung Buchkunst". www.stiftung-buchkunst.de. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  3. ^ Deutsche Welle. "Judith Schalansky: 'The Giraffe's Neck' | DW | 8 October 2018". dw.com. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  4. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 95247 Schalansky (2002 CH52)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Naturkunden - herausgegeben von Judith Schalansky – versandkostenfrei online kaufen - Lehmanns.de". www.lehmanns.de (in German). Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  6. ^ Schalansky, Judith (7 May 2019). "Ungeheuerliche Hetze". Retrieved 7 May 2019 – via Sueddeutsche.de.
  7. ^ Battersby, Eileen (22 March 2014). "Review of The Giraffe's Neck by Judith Schalansky, English edition". The Irish Times.