Univ.-Prof. Dr. Brygida Helbig, born on the 12th of November 1963 in Szczecin, is a German-Polish author, literary and cultural scientist, and translator. In 1983 she moved to Germany and was an associate and private lecturer at the Hulmboldt University in Berlin from 1994-2015. Currently she works as a professor at the German-Polish research institure at the Collegium Polonicum in Słubice. Helbig is the author of a monography on Maria Komornicka “Ein Mantel aus Sternenstaub“ (en. “A coat of stardust”) (2005). Her prose collection “Enerdowce i inne ludzie” (en. “Ossis and other people“) was nominated for the literary awards NIKE and GRYFIA. Her novel “Kleine Himmel” (“Niebko” 2013) was on the shortlist of the Polish book award Nike and was awarded with the Golden Owl in 2016, the German translation was published in 2019.
Niebko. Novel. W.A.B., Warszawa 2013.
Ossis und andere Leute. Short story collection. freiraum-verlag, Greifswald 2015.
Engel und Schweine. Short story collection. freiraum-verlag, Greifswald 2016.
Inna od siebie. Novel. W.A.B., Warszawa 2016.
Kleine Himmel. Novel. Klak, Berlin 2019.