Nora Bossong

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Nora Bossong
Bossong at Leipzig Book Fair 2017
Bossong at Leipzig Book Fair 2017
Born (1982-01-09) 9 January 1982 (age 39)
Bremen, Germany
OccupationNovelist, poet

Nora Bossong (born 9 January 1982) is a German writer.


She was 2001 Fellow of the first Wolfenbüttel literature laboratory. She studied literature at the German Institute for Literature,[1] as well as cultural studies, philosophy and comparative literature at the Humboldt University of Berlin, the University of Potsdam, and the Sapienza University of Rome. Her poetry and prose have been published in individual newspapers, anthologies and literary journals. In 2006, she published her debut novel.

Nora Bossong lives in Berlin.[2]


  • 2001 Young Authors meeting winner
  • 2001 Bremer Author scholarship
  • 2003 Klagenfurt Literature Course
  • 2004 Leipzig Literature Scholarship
  • 2005 prose fellowship from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation
  • 2007 Wolfgang Weyrauch Prize
  • 2007 Berlin Senate Scholarship
  • 2008 New York Fellowship in the German House
  • 2010 scholarship from the Heinrich-Heine House of Lüneburg
  • 2011 Berliner Kunstpreis, the Academy of Arts Berlin
  • 2012 Peter-Huchel-Preis for Sommer vor den Mauern
  • 2019 Kranichsteiner Literaturpreis for Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung[3]


  • literaturWERKstatt, ed. (2003). "Fischeköpfe". 11. Open Mike, Volume 11. BUCH&media. ISBN 978-3-86520-038-9.
  • Gegend: Roman, (Area), novel, Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 2006, ISBN 978-3-627-00136-0.
  • Reglose Jagd: Gedichte (Motionless hunting), poems, ISBN 3-933156-88-2.
  • Location (audio CD), Munich-Spring-Verlag, München 2009.
  • Webers Protokoll (Weber's protocol), novel, Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, 2009, ISBN 978-3-627-00159-9.
  • Sommer vor den Mauern: Gedichte, (Summer before the walls), poetry, Carl Hanser Verlag, Munich 2011, ISBN 3-446-23629-5.
  • Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (Limited liability company), novel, Hanser, Munich 2012, ISBN 978-3-446-23975-3.[4]


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