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Franziska Gerstenberg

Contributor

Franziska Gerstenberg

Franziska Gerstenberg, born in Dresden in 1979, studied at the Institute for German Literature in Leipzig and lives in Hannover. She was the co-editor of the literary magazine EDIT and has received numerous scholarships and awards, most recently the state of Lower Saxony's Award for Most Promising Writer. She was awarded the 2007 Heinrich Heine Scholarship for an excerpt from Solche Geschenke.

Articles by Franziska Gerstenberg

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By Franziska Gerstenberg
It was always the same. The express trains were drafty. They kept them too cold, and no matter how warm the jacket, it didn’t help. Mareike knew this stretch, she could recite the stations in order.…
Translated from German by Edna McCown
Borschtsch
By Franziska Gerstenberg
Laura and Alexander met at the billiards bar where Laura is a waitress. Laura spots Alexander the minute he walks in, she still believes in love at first sight. Alexander doesn’t say a word to anyone,…
Translated from German by Edna McCown
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