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 Michael Kleeberg

Michael Kleeberg was born in Stuttgart in 1959 and grew up in Böblingen and Hamburg. He studied political science and visual communication at the University of Hamburg, then lived for extended periods in Rome, Berlin, and Amsterdam. In 1986, he moved to Paris where he ran an advertising agency until 1994. Michael Kleeberg now lives and writes in Berlin. He has also translated English and French-speaking authors, including Marcel Proust, Joris-Karl Huysmans, and John Dos Passos.

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featured book:
The Crying Animal
The American Hospital

Awards:

  • 1996 Anna Seghers Prize for Proteus der Pilger (Proteus the Pilgrim)
  • 2000 Lion Feuchtwanger Prize for Ein Garten im Norden (A Garden in the North)
  • 2008 Imgard Heilmann Prize for Karlmann
  • 2008 City of Mainz Writer-in-Residence
  • 2010 New York Stipend from the German Literature Fund
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