Monika Rinck lives and works in Berlin and Vienna. She translates from Hungarian with Orsolya Kalász, collaborates with musicians, and teaches at the Institute for Language Arts at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
In 2019, ALLE TÜREN (poems) was published by kookbooks, CHAMPAGNER FÜR DIE PFERDE (reading book) by Fischer Verlag, WIRKSAME FIKTIONEN (lectures) by Wallstein Verlag, followed in 2020 by Heida! Heida! Hey! sadism of something modern and I and noise! Fernando Pessoa's sensationalist engineer Álvaro de Campos, in the series Zwiesprachen. In 2020, she gave the Frankfurt Poetics Lectures under the title: Predictions. Poetry and Prognosis.
She is currently working on the cultural history of swimming, on questions of public space, and on the awkward practice of representative recognition.