Dagmara Kraus, born in 1981 in Wrocław, Poland. She studied comparative literature and art history in Leipzig, Berlin, and Paris and then attended the German Literature Institute to study creative writing. Currently, Dagmara Kraus holds a junior professorship for contemporary literary processes at the University of Hildesheim. Her most recent publications include her poetry collection ”liedvoll, deutschyzno” (kookbooks, 2020) and an essay on Miron Bialoszewski, “Murfla und die Blocksbärte” (Wunderhorn, 2022). Dagmara Kraus has received various awards for her literary and translation work, including the Honorary Award of the German Schiller Foundation in 2021 and the Merano Poetry Prize.