Anja Utler was born in Schwandorf in 1973 and currently lives in Regensburg and Vienna working as a poet, translator and lecturer. She is a slavic graduate and a fully educated language trainer. Recently she released the poetry series brinnen (CD/Book, 2006) and jana, vermacht (CD/Book, 2009) and exercised prosa. She recently released Eine Kurskorrektur (2011; Vienna). Awards: Leonce-und-Lena-Preis für poetry 2003, Karl-Sczuka-Förderpreis 2008 for advanced radio arts, Heimrad-Bäcker-Förderpreis 2010.