Category: Fiction

Elke Erb

Elke Erb was born in 1938 in Scherbach (now Rheinbach) in the Eifel region, but moved to Halle in East Germany with her family in 1949. After a spell working on the land she studied German Literature, Slavonic Studies, History and Education in Halle. She qualified as a teacher in 1963, then worked for several years in publishing. Since 1966 she has been a freelance writer (poetry and fiction) and a translator. She lives today in Berlin and the Upper Lausitz region.

(Updated: 2020)

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Sonnenklar. Poems
roughbooks, Berlin 2015.
Meins. Poems
roughbooks, Berlin 2010.
die crux. Poems
Engeler, Basel und Weil am Rhein 2003.
Der wilde Forst, der tiefe Wald. Auskünfte in Prosa
Steidl Verlag, Göttingen 1995.
Nachts, halb zwei, zu Hause. Texte aus drei Jahrzehnten
Reclam Verlag, Leipzig 1991.
Aufbau Verlag, Berlin/Weimar 1983.
Der Faden der Geduld
Aufbau Verlag, Berlin/Weimar 1978.
Gutachten. Poesie und Prosa
Aufbau Verlag, Berlin/Weimar 1975.