was born in Lower Austria in 1982 and studied English and art history in Vienna and Malta as well as Sprachkunst at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. She has already published numerous works of poetry and short prose in magazines and anthologies. Her first poetry collection “MAU OEH D” was published by Sukultur, Berlin in 2018. Cornelia Hülmbauer participated in the final round of the open mike in 2016 and was awarded with the Theodor-Körner-Preis in 2018. “often sometimes never” is her first novel; extracts of the text have already received the Marianne-von-Willemer-Preis as well as the Emil-Breisach-Preis in 2021.