Yevgeniy Breyger

Yevgeniy Breyger was born in 1989 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. He studied Cultural Journalism at the University of Hildesheim, Literary Writing at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig and Curatorial Studies at the Städelschule, Frankfurt/Main. In 2016, his debut book “flüchtige monde” was published by kookbooks. In 2019, he won the Leonce and Lena Prize of the city of Darmstadt. His second poetry collection “gestohlene luft” was also published by kookbooks in 2020 and was supported by grants from Deutscher Literaturfonds and Herrenhaus Edenkoben. At the end of 2020, Breyger was a fellow at the Schriftstellerhaus in Stuttgart. In 2021 he received the Munich Poetry Prize and in 2022 the Villa Massimo Casa Baldi scholarship. He is a visiting professor of Literary Writing & Translation at the University of Hildesheim and at the Ruhr University Bochum. Breyger lives and works in Frankfurt/Main. He is a laureate of the Treffen Junger Autor*innen 2010.

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