She is a poet, a writer of long and short fiction and cultural essays. She has published five major poetry collections, five novels, two of which were nominated for the German Book Prize, three collections of stories and two collections of essays. Her multimedia collaborations include videos, operas and space poems. She has been awarded poetic readerships at German and International Universities and received numerous literary prizes, most recently the Nicolas-Born Prize for Literature 2016. Her novel Seven Springs develops a chorus of voices talking about the consequences of forced migration in Middle and Eastern Europe from 1939 up to today.