Jean Bürlesk

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Born (1992-03-15) March 15, 1992 (age 30)
Luxembourg City
OccupationWriter

Jean Beurlet (born 1992), known by his pen name Jean Bürlesk, is a Luxembourg writer working in English, German and French. His collection of short stories The Pleasure of Drowning won the 2019 Servais Prize Prix d'Encouragement de la Fondation Servais.[1][2]

Biography

Born in Luxembourg City on 15 March 1992, he studied history, political science, Islamic culture and Slavic philology at the Universities of University of Heidelberg and University of Luxembourg.[1] He is an official tour guide of the city of Luxembourg.

Awards

Bürlesk has received several awards in Luxembourg, most notably at the Concours littéraire national in 2013 for his German-language play Eine herrliche Frau, as well as the Encouragment Prize of the Fondation Servais in 2019.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jacoby, Nathalie. "Jean Bürlesk" (in French). Centre national de littérature, Mersch. Retrieved 21 September 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  2. "Prix Servais: Elise Schmit und Jean Bürlesk ausgezeichnet" (in German). Retrieved 21 September 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)

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