Katja Lange-Müller

Max Kade Visiting Professor, Spring 1998


Born in East-Berlin in 1951, Katja Lange-Müller left the GDR in 1984 and has since lived mostly in Berlin.

Katja Lange-Müller received the Ingeborg-Bachmann-Prize in 1986, the Alfred-Döblin-Prize in 1995, and the Berliner-Literatur-Prize in 1997. Her works have been translated into Spanish, English, French, and Dutch. In 1992, she received the New York writer in rresidence stipend by the Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung, Darmstadt.

Currently, she is Max Kade Distinguished Vistor and writer in residence at the Foreign Languages and Literatures Section at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Additional support has been provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn, Germany.