Christian Hawkey has written two full-length poetry collections: The Book of Funnels(Wave Books, 2005) and Citizen Of (Wave, 2007); four chapbooks: Hour Hour(Delirium Press, 2005), Petitions for an Alien Relative (Hand Held Editions, 2009),Ulf (Factory Hollow Press, 2010), and Sonette mit Elizabethanischem Maulwurf(hochroth verlag, 2010); and the cross-genre book Ventrakl (2010, Ugly Duckling Presse). A new book, Sonne from Ort, a collaborative bi-lingual erasure made with the German poet Uljana Wolf, appeared in 2013 (kookbooks verlag, Berlin). In 2006 he received a Creative Capital Innovative Literature Award. In 2008 he was a DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Fellow. He translates contemporary German poetry, as well as the late short prose of the Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger. His own work has been translated into over a dozen languages.