Anne-Sophie Balzer

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Anne-Sophie Balzer is a journalist, poet and PhD candidate in English Lit from Bavaria, Germany. Both her academic projects and the more creative and practice-driven work is engaged with glaciers and the cryosphere; glaciers in literature and actual glaciers in the European Alps, in Norway and in the US.

Her PhD thesis (in the making) is titled Writing with Glaciers: Towards a Glacial Poetics in Contemporary Transamerican Poetries of the Anthropocene.

Her poems, essays and journalistic writing can be found on her website: