Rita König

 

Born in 1962

Higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) in 1981 in Rathenow, Germany

Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Betriebswirtin (FH)) in 1994

Employed to plan, design and the development for social life in the administrative

district of Havelland till 2008

 

 

Published literature

2010 Anthology of the writer's guild Franken „Schaeff-Scheefen-Preis“

2011 Anthology of the writer's guild Brandenburg „Wir wahren Worte“

2014 Anthology of the 5. Brüggener Literaturherbst „Und niemand glaubt an mich?!“

2014 Anthology of the writer's guild Brandenburg „Kinder, die wir waren

 

2015 Debut novel „Rot ist schön“ („Red is a beautiful colour“) Der Kleine Buch Verlag

 

2015 Anthology for the 5. Berner Bücherwochen „Untertan - Texte zur Zeit“ Geest-Verlag

2016 Anthology for the 10-year-old existence of the Künstlerhauses Ventspils/Latvia

2017 Anthology of writer's guild Brandenburg "Grenzfälle"

2017 Anthology of the publisher Karo Berlin "Feuerspuren"

2017 Literary journal Dreischneuß Nr. 29

 

Scholarships

2006 Writers' house Schloss Wiepersdorf/ Germany

2007/2008 Writers' house Künstlerdorf Schöppingen/ Germany

2010 writers in residence Europäische Kulturhauptstadt Pécs/ Hungary

2012 writers in residence Schriftsteller- und Übersetzerhaus Ventspils/ Latvia

2012 Writers' house scholar by the state Graubünden/ Switzerland

2013 „InterStip“ Travel- and research scholarship of the ministry of cultural affairs Brandenburg with stays in „Villa Decius“ Kraków/ Poland und Käsmu/ Estonia

2016 Writers' house scholar by the state Saxony-Anhalt in Künstlerhaus Salzwedel/ Germany

2017 Writers' house in Mooste/ Estonia (May)

2017 Writers' house in Glurns/ Italy (July)

2018 Writers' house on Rhodes/ Greece (March/April)

2018 Full scholarship Schwäbischer Kunstsommer Irsee (28.07. - 05.08.2018)

 

Prizes

German-Polish writing contest „Das Abenteuer kommt von allein“

2nd Prize

2005

Cultural Centre Krzeszyce/ Poland

 

„Putliter Preis“, „Aus blauem Glas“

4th Prize

2007

Published in the calendar of authors „42er Autoren“ 2008

 

Bundesakademie für Kulturelle Bildung Wolfenbüttel

Ausschreibung der Akademiepreisfrage:

Martin Kippenberger sagt: "Arbeiten, bis alles geklärt ist"

1. Prize

2009