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Herta Mueller

The Vanishing Act

Poetry Foundation | Posted 03.21.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

By Cynthia Cruz I have been thinking of ways in which writers have vanished—the way they have vanished themselves from the literary world and from ...

Herta Müller: On Inger Christensen

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.07.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Herta Müller (b. 1953) is a German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist. Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, typically set in communist Romania during the Nicolae Ceausescu regime, which she herself experienced.

Herta Mueller, Nobel Prize Winner, Hid In The Forest With Editor To Proofread Manuscripts

Monsters and Critics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nobel literature prize winner Herta Mueller used to meet her German proof-reader in the forest to hide from Romania's Securitate communist secret poli...

Herta Mueller Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded this morning to Herta Müller, a Romanian-born German poet and novelist, "who," stated the Swedish Acad...

BIG NEWS: Women Can Write!

The Huffington Post | Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We have known that women could write since Sappho invented love poetry 2600 years ago. Emily Dickinson, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, George Eliot co...

Nobel Prizes 2009: A Record Year For Women

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AP -- This year a record five women were honored by the Nobel committees. In total, only 40 women have won the prestigious prizes, including Marie Cur...