Christian Hawkey

Literature, 2006

Christian Hawkey has written two full-length poetry collections: The Book of Funnels (Wave Books, 2005) and Citizen Of (Wave, 2007); four chapbooks: Hour Hour (Delirium Press, 2005), Petitions for an Alien Relative (Hand Held Editions, 2009), Ulf (Factory Hollow Press, 2010) and Sonette mit Elizabethanischem Maulwurf (hochroth verlag, 2010); and the cross-genre book Ventrakl (2010, Ugly Duckling Presse). Sonne from Ort is his new booka collaborative bi-lingual erasure made with the German poet Uljana Wolf, which appeared in 2013 (Kookbooks Verlag, Berlin). In 2008 he was a DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Fellow. He translates contemporary German poetry, as well as the late short prose of the Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger. His own work has been translated into over a dozen languages. He is an officer of the Office of Recuprative Strategies.


Ugly Duckling Presse
Office of Recuprative Strategies

Awards and Accomplishments

2008: Hawkey receives DAAD Fellowship, a one-year residency in Berlin

2006: 2006: Hawkey receives Kate Tufts Discovery Award