Arne Rautenberg, born in 1967, comes from Kiel, where he studied literature and art history.  As a multitalent, Rautenberg mainly writes poetry for adults and children, as well as prose, radio plays and essays; also artistic works belong to his work. In addition, Arne Rautenberg is an enthusiastic and inspiring reader, which he repeatedly proves in his many readings. He received numerous awards; he was awarded with the Kieler Liliencron Poetics Lectureship in 2013. Rautenberg and his family live in Kiel.

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