Jörg-Uwe Albig - Jörg-Uwe Albig

Jörg-Uwe Albig (* 1960 in Bremen ) is a German writer and journalist .

Life

Born in Bremen, Jörg-Uwe Albig studied art and music in Kassel. He worked as a geriatric nurse before becoming a journalist. From November 1983 to April 1985 he attended the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg ; His course included the later RTL editor-in-chief Peter Kloeppel and the Eastern Europe correspondent Thomas Urban . [1]

He spent two years as a freelance journalist in Paris and later worked for Geo , Stern and SZ-Magazin , among others . He has lived as a freelance author in Berlin since 1993 and made his debut as a writer with Velo in 1999 .

Albig was invited to the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition in 2017 . [2] The jurors criticized his frequent use of foreign words, so that some sentences "cannot be understood without a lexicon". [3]

In his novel “Zornfried” (2019) he satirically examines the New Right and the “new journalism”. [4]

Works

  • Bike . Volk und Welt publishing house , Berlin 1999
  • Land of love . Tropen Verlag, Berlin 2006
  • Berlin Palace . Tropen Verlag, Stuttgart 2010
  • Ueberdog . Tropen Verlag, Stuttgart 2013
  • A love in the steppe . Novella. Klett-Cotta Verlag , Stuttgart 2017
  • Angry peace. Novel. Klett-Cotta Verlag, Stuttgart 2019
  • Wolfgang Borchert - The Voice of the Broken , in: Geo Epoche No. 102 (2020), pp. 22–29.

Weblinks

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Henri Nannen School 1979-2004. 25 years . Edited by Inge Kolb . Hamburg 2004, p. 89.
  2. orf.at - authors of the Bachmann Prize 2017 presented . Article dated May 24, 2017, accessed May 25, 2017.
  3. Jörg Magenau, Private Sea with Solid Shell , in: Süddeutsche Zeitung , October 11, 2017, p. 12.
  4. Jochen Schimmang, Baron with intestinal illness when enjoying sparkling wine , in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung , June 6, 2019, p. 10.