Matthias Göritz is a poet, translator, and novelist. He has published four volumes of poetry (Loops, Pools, Tools, and Spools), four novels, including Der kurze Traum des Jakob Voss (2005), Parker (2018), and Die Sprache der Sonne (C. H. Beck 2023), and three more books of novellas, accompanied by works by international artists. He teaches at Washington University in St. Louis and has translated works by John Ashbery, Rae Armantrout, Mary Jo Bang, Max Porter, Boris Pahor, and Aleš Šteger, among others. Göritz’s work has received numerous awards, including the Hamburg Literature Prize, the Mara Cassens Prize, the Robert Gernhardt Prize, the William Gass Award, and most recently the 2022 International Pretnar Award. Göritz’s own books have been translated into numerous languages.
Let yourself be stimulated, touched and seduced: The poetry vending machines in Ausseerland attract and inspire poetry lovers and those who want to become poetry lovers with a variety of poems of different character.
(Original title: Poesieautomaten Ausseerland)