Beyer, Marcel

Marcel Beyer (c) gezett

Marcel Beyer, born in 1965 in Tailfingen, Germany, is one of the most influential voices of contemporary German literature. Since his literary debut 1991 he has published numerous volumes of poetry, translations, essays, an opera libretto

and critically acclaimed novels. Latest publications are the poetry collection “Dämonenräumdienst” (Suhrkamp Verlag 2020) and his lectures for the Wuppertal Poetry Lectures “Die tonlosen Stimmen beim Anblick der Toten auf den Straßen von Butscha” (Wallstein Verlag 2023). Marcel Beyer has received numerous awards for his extensive work, including the Georg Büchner Prize in 2016, the Thomas Kling

Kling Poetry Lectureship 2019 and the Peter Huchel Prize 2021. Marcel Beyer lives in Dresden.