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Peter Wawerzinek

Peter Wawerzinek
Born Peter Runkel
(1954-09-28) September 28, 1954
Rostock, Germany
Nationality German
Occupation artist and writer

Peter Wawerzinek (born September 28, 1954 as Peter Runkel) is a German artist and writer.[1]

Peter Wawerzinek was born in 1954 in Rostock, Germany, at the time part of East Germany. His parents escaped from East Germany shortly after his birth leaving him behind. He grew up in the north of East Germany near the coast of the Baltic Sea and was adopted after some years in children's homes.

He moved to [1] which was also on the short-list of the 2010 German Book Prize.


  • Es war einmal ... - Parodien zur DDR-Literatur, Berlin 1990
  • Nix, Berlin 1990
  • Die 6. Tonnenleerung, Berlin 1990
  • Moppel Schappiks Tätowierungen, Berlin 1991
  • Das Kind, das ich war, Berlin 1994
  • Mein Babylon, Berlin 1995
  • Fallada ich zucke, Berlin 1996 (with Klaus Zylla)
  • Vielleicht kommt Peter noch vorbei, Leipzig 1997
  • Café Komplott, Berlin 1998
  • Oliv ist Arsen oder Pekinger Wüsteneien, Berlin 1998 (with Klaus Bendler)
  • Skorbut, Augsburg 1998
  • Der Galionsfigurenschnitzer, Berlin 2000 (with Tim von Veh)
  • Das Meer an sich ist weniger, Berlin 2000
  • Der Krieg ist doch verloren?, Rheinbach 2001 (with Bodo Korsig)
  • Sperrzone reines Deutschland. Szenen einer Sommerreise, Berlin 2001
  • Mein Salzkammergut. Von Seereisen und Seefahrten, Wien, St. Wolfgang 2008
  • Rabenliebe, Berlin 2010


  1. ^ a b c d e "I'll find you/Bad love", by Peter Wawerzinek, trans. by Stefan Tobler.

External links

  • "I'll find you/Bad love", by Peter Wawerzinek, trans. by Stefan Tobler. Full story online.
  • Works by Peter Wawerzinek from catalog of the German National Library
  • Peter Wawerzinek, official author website.
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