Short biography

Konrad H. Roenne © Anna Werner
Konrad H. Roenne © Anna Werner

Konrad H. Roenne


September, October, November 2024

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg


Konrad H. Roenne, born in 1979 in Rüdersdorf near Berlin, is the father of two daughters. After leaving school, he did his civilian service in a retirement home and continued his academic career by studying in Berlin. Roenne gained professional experience at Vice magazine and in an institution for the mentally ill.

In 2010, he was awarded a scholarship at the Jürgen Ponto Foundation's writing workshop. His prose and essays have been published in anthologies and magazines such as Bella Triste, Lichtungen and Merkur. In 2022, he made his debut with his novel "Hoch Mittag", which deals with topics relating to senior citizens, horses and medication.

Roenne has been honoured with several awards, including the Wuppertal Literature Biennale Prize, a work and research grant from the Berlin Senate and the Alfred Döblin Scholarship from the Berlin Academy of the Arts.