Travel / Scholarships / Teaching

1984/85 Exchange student in Pennsylvania and South Carolina / USA
1994 Scholarship at the University of Amsterdam jacksonvillejaguarsjerseys
1997 Scholarship from the Kulturfonds Foundation (for the novel Spielzone)
1998 Scholarship from the Käthe Dorsch Foundation (for poetry)
1998-2000 Scholarship from the Berlin Senate for residence abroad: time split between Barcelona and Berlin
2000 Scholarship at Villa Aurora in Los Angeles / USA
2001 Scholarship from the Berlin Senate of Science, Research and Culture
Writer in residence at Allegheny College, Pennsylvania / USA
2002 Scholarship of the Brandenburg Gate Foundation in Prague / Czech Rep.
Scholarship at the Baltic Centre on the island of Gotland / Sweden
2004-2005 Residency at Villa Decius in Krakow / Poland
2005 Residency on the north German island of Sylt
2006 Residency at the Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop (East German coast)
2007 DAAD writer in residence in Bristol / UK
“Het Beschrijft”-writer-in-residence in Vollezele / Belgium
Scholarship of the Robert Bosch Foundation to Sibiu, Romania
2010 Visiting lecturer at the Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst (ISBK) “Oskar Kokoschka” in Salzburg
2011 Travel-Scholarship from the Allianz Culture Foundation to Nicosia / Cyprus
Invitation of the Foundation EVZ to Kiev
2012 “Lenka Reinerova”-Scholarship for german authors to Prague by the Prager Literaturhaus / Pražský literární dům
2013 Visiting lecturer at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, German studies department
2015 Visiting lecturer at Miami University, Ohio, German studies department