Tobias Roth, Germany

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Tobias Roth was born in 1985 in Munich, where he now lives again after studying in Freiburg and Berlin. His first collection of poems Aus Waben (Verlagshaus Berlin) was published in 2013 and he has since published more than two dozen titles as author, editor and translator from Italian, Latin, French and English. Awards for his work include the Wolfgang Weyrauch Promotion Prize (2013) and the Bavarian Art Promotion Prize (2015). Roth gained his doctorate from the Humboldt University of Berlin in 2017 with a thesis on poetry of the Italian Renaissance. He is a co-founder of the press Das Kulturelle Gedächtnis, which put out its first programme in 2017.

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