Yevgeniy Breyger © Gabriela Cuzepan
In sure rhythms Yevgeniy Breyger (b. 1989 in Charkow) creates aesthetic “kingdoms” in his poems. Yevgeniy Breyger studied Creative Writing and Cultural Journalism in Hildesheim, Literary Writing at the Deutsches Literaturinstitut (German Literature Institute) Leipzig and Curatorial Studies at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. He has published in such magazines and anthologies as Jahrbuch der Lyrik, Lyrik von jetzt 3, Bella triste and Edit. He was an editor of Tippgemeinschaft, the annual anthology of the students at the Deutsches Literaturinstitut and the anthology Ansicht der leuchtenden Wurzeln von unten (poetenladen 2017). In 2011 he won the Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Literature Prize, and in 2012 he was a finalist in the 20th Open Mike. His debut collection flüchtige monde was published by kookbooks in 2016 and was selected as one of the poetry books of the year in the Literaturhaus Berlin and one of the best poetry debuts of the year in the Haus für Poesie. In 2018 he received the Munich Poetry Prize 2nd Prize and in 2019 won the Leonce-und-Lena Prize.
Flüchtige monde, kookbooks 2016
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger Literaturpreis 2011
Finalist at the Open Mike 2012
Second Prize at the Lyrikpreis München 2018