From 2010 to 2014 he studied at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig . In 2010 he was 2nd prize winner at the MDR Literature Prize  , won the young talent prize at the Wartholz Literature Prize in 2013  and received the Limburg Prize in 2015  . In 2017 he was city clerk for children's and youth literature for the city of Mannheim  .
In the fall of 2014 his book of short stories Albuquerque was published by the Hamburg publishing house mairisch . In the summer of 2015, the youth book Dahlenberger in the publishing house Jacoby & Stuart followed , which was awarded the Oldenburg Children's and Youth Book Prize  in the same year and, according to the weekly newspaper Die Zeit, is "a breathtaking book about a last summer"  . In 2018 his novel Stromland was published by Berlin Verlag  .
- 2010: 2nd winner of the MDR Literature Prize
- 2011: Workshop grant from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation
- 2013: Working grant from the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony
- 2013: Wartholz Prize for Young Talent
- 2013: 3rd winner of the Swabian Literature Prize
- 2014: Working grant from the Baden-Württemberg Art Foundation
- 2014: Finalist PROSANOVA-Literaturwettbewerb
- 2015: Limburg Prize
- 2015: 2nd recipient of the Swabian Literature Prize
- 2015: Oldenburg Children's and Youth Book Prize for Dahlenberger
- 2017: City clerk for children's and youth literature in the city of Mannheim
- 2018: Robert Gernhardt Prize for his novel project Dikson 
- Albuquerque. Narratives . mairisch Verlag , Hamburg 2014, ISBN 978-3-938539-32-3
- Dahlenberger . Publishing house Jacoby & Stuart , Berlin 2015, ISBN 978-3-942787-69-7
- Stromland . Berlin Verlag , Berlin 2018, ISBN 978-3-8270-1360-6
- Wolf expectation land . Publishing house of the authors , Frankfurt am Main 2018, ISBN 978-3-88661-387-8 . Premiere: March 23, 2018 at the Schauspiel Leipzig
Anthologies and literary journals (selection)
- The prince. In: Concepts No. 31, Federal Association of Young Authors e. V., Bonn 2011,
- The redemption. In: Carolin Beutel, Moritz Malsch (Ed.): Re-covered. New German-language literature. Lettrétage Verlag , Berlin 2013, ISBN 978-3-9812062-9-6
- Andy. In: Bella triste 36, Sommer 2013
- Sun Beach. In: Das Magazin , April 2015
- Transit. In: Alexander Broicher (Ed.): Unhoused. 23 authors on being a stranger. Nicolai Verlag , Berlin 2016, ISBN 978-3-89479-712-6
- Taxi drive. In: Florian Kessler (Ed.): Taxi Germany. Stories from the street. Hanser Verlag , Munich 2015, ISBN 978-3-446-25144-1
- Gold. In: ]trash[pool 7, 2016
- And before me Eddy Merckx. In: Miromente , 2018
- Mouse. In: SAND 19, 2019
- Literature by and about Florian Wacker in the catalog of the German National Library
- Florian Wacker's website
- Florian Wacker on the Piper Verlag website
- Florian Wacker on the website of the publishing house of the authors
- Short biography and information on Florian Wacker's work at Literaturport
- Short biography and information about the work of Florian Wacker at perlentaucher.de
- MDR Literature Prize 2010. Chronicle of ARD , May 3, 2010, accessed on December 9, 2017 .
- Senta Wagner: From the 6th Wartholz literature competition. CulturMag, February 27, 2013, accessed December 9, 2017 .
- Limburg Prize 2015. Kunstverein Bad Dürkheim eV, accessed on September 2, 2017 .
- Jan Millenet: Florian Wacker is the new Mannheim " fire pen ". Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung , January 24, 2017, accessed on December 9, 2017 .
- Oldenburg Children's and Youth Book Prize 2015 awarded. (No longer available online.) City of Oldenburg , November 9, 2015, archived from the original on December 10, 2017 ; accessed on September 2, 2020 .
- Judith Scholter: Ass bombs and abysses. Die Zeit , September 28, 2015, accessed on December 9, 2017 .
- Florian Wacker - Stromland. Berlin Verlag , accessed on December 10, 2017 .
- Julia Wolf and Florian Wacker receive the Robert Gernhardt Prize 2018 - Robert Gernhardt Prize - Literature Prize from WIBank and the State of Hesse . Article dated July 2, 2018, accessed July 2, 2018.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1980|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stuttgart|