Helwig Brunner

Istanbul, Austria, 1967

Helwig Brunner

Helwig Brunner (1967, Austria) was born in Istanbul as a son of Austrian parents. He studied Biology and Music in Graz, Styria/Austria, where he is now the editor of a poetry series at edition keiper, as well as the co-editor of the literary magazine Lichtungen. His literary work has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies in Europe and elsewhere. Brunner has published ten books of poetry (most recently Denkmal für Schnee, 2015, Die Sicht der Dinge. Rätselgedichte, 2012 and Vorläufige Tage, 2011) and some novels, short stories and essays. He has been the recipient of several literary prizes in Austria and Germany.