Josiane Alfonsi

Born in France, is an anthropologist, and studied empirical cultural science. Was awarded the Würth Literaturpreis of the University of Tübingen in 1997, and held a scholarship at the Stuttgarter Schriftstellerhaus in 1999. Since 1990, she has been has been working part-time at the Hölderlin Tower, taking visitors on guided tours. Numerous volumes of verse. Known in both Germany and France for her readings and radio broadcasts.