Claudia Bierschenk

Location Berlin
Website http://

Books by Claudia Bierschenk
  • by Claudia Bierschenk
    erbacce Press, 2010.
  • About Me

    Claudia Bierschenk started writing poetry and short fiction in English while living in Britain, where she completed a course in Creative Writing at Sheffield University. A lot of her work captures her childhood experience in East Germany, as well as travels and random encounters. Claudia has been published in several independent literary magazines (Juice Press, Durable Goods, Full of Crow, SANDJournal)and her first poetry chapbook "Perestroika Silence" was published in March 2010 with erbacce Press, Liverpool. Her work has featured in several poetry anthologies by Forward Press, UK. She has been published on "Pure Slush" online and in print, most recently in "Gorge - a novel in stories" (Pure Slush Vol. 4) and "Versus" (Pure Slush Vol. 5)
    Claudia lives in Berlin, Germany.

    Why do you write?

    What fuels my creativity? History, random encounters, personal fate, strange behaviour

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Poetry: Michael Longley, Wendy Cope, Thomas Bernhard, Alfred Gong, Pablo Neruda, Rilke, Harriet Tarlo

    Fiction: Cormac McCarthy, Tshingis Aitmatov, Mario Vargas Llosa, Mario Benedetti

    Claudia Bierschenk's Wall

    Claudia Bierschenk – Jun 28, 2013

    Published by "Pure Slush" - "Catherine Refracted"

    Claudia Bierschenk – Feb 25, 2013

    Pure Slush Vol 5: 5 poets ... 15 themes ... 75 different opinions! 5 poets were asked to submit poems based on 15 different themes: The featured poets are Claudia Bierschenk, Ron Campbell, Carolyn Cordon, Howie Good and JP Reese.

    Marcus Speh – Jan 09, 2011

    great non-fiction piece at pure slush, claudia! you should join the "second tongue" group here, too! cheers!

    Susan Tepper – Jan 08, 2011

    Very nice to have you here, Claudia. Loved your memoir on Pure Slush!

    Matt Potter – Oct 07, 2010

    Hey - add me to your contacts too!


    Matt Potter – Oct 07, 2010

    Hi - nice to see you here, Claudia.


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