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Ulrike Almut Sandig


Ulrike Almut Sandig was born in 1979 in Großenhain, Saxony, the former German Democratic Republic. Her father was a parson and a politician. She started her career as a a poet, giving public readings of her poetry. She studied journalism, religion and Indian studies but did not finish her studies but then studied at the German Literary Institute in Leipzig, where she took an M.A. She has written poetry, stories, audio books and one novel.

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Her Facebook page
Ulrike Almut Sandig
Ulrike Almut Sandig
Ulrike Almut Sandig
Ulrike Almut Sandig
Two of her poems
Several of her poems
Ulrike Almut Sandig (in German)
Ulrike Almut Sandig (in German)


2005 Zunder (poetry)
2006 der tag, an dem alma kamillen kaufte (musical audiobook with Marlen Pelny)
2007 Streumen (poetry)
2008 Hush little Baby (audio book)
2010 Flamingos (stories)
2010 Unter Wasser (audio book)
2011 Dickicht (Thick Of It) (poetry)
2011 Märzwald. (musical audiobook with Marlen Pelny)
2015 Buch gegen das Verschwinden (stories)
2015 Grimm (poetry)
\2016 ich bin ein Feld voller Raps verstecke die Rehe und leuchte wie dreizehn Ölgemälde übereinandergelegt (poetry)
2016 Poesiealbum. 323 (poetry)
2020 Monster wie wir (Monsters Like Us) (novel)
2022 Leuchtende Schafe (poetry)