born 1969, lives in Berlin. She received the Huchel Prize for her most recent poetry collection, »Honigprotokolle« (2012; tr. Honey protocols), for »Risiko und Idiotie« (2015; tr. Risk and idiocy) she received the Kleist Prize. Rinck is a member of the PEN International Club, the Lyrikknappschaft Schöneberg, the Berlin Academy of the Arts and the German Academy for Language and Literature. With Ann Cotten and Sabine Scho, she has performed in the RottenKinckSchow since 2008.