b. 1960, is a German writer. Her works are often based on travel experiences, including her journeys around the world on a container ship. She has won numerous prizes, including the Georg Büchner Prize in 2012. She cooperates with artists for individual projects and lectures on poetics in German- and English-speaking countries. Recently published: Nibelungen, 2021.
At a time when talking on one’s own account increasingly dominates literature, Felicitas Hoppes’ sensitive and melancholy storytelling, with a special sense for humour, encircles the secret of identity.
Jury, Georg Büchner Prize
Participant of the European Literature Days 2021.