Cosimo Suglia

Writer and Student

Born 1995 in Luxembourg. Cosimo is currently in his third semester of his Master in Secondary Education – Luxembourgish Studies, after having graduated his Bachelor in European Culture – English Studies, both at the University of Luxembourg.

Cosimo writes short-stories, poems, essays, and plays. He has published texts with Les Cahiers Luxembourgeois and Black Fountain Press, as well as placing third in the 2020 Prix Laurence with his text Twenty Modern Fables, and he also received the 2021 Chrysalis Award for Luxembourg: an award dedicated to emerging writers in the speculative fiction genre.

Cosimo also won the first Luxembourgish slam competition in September of 2021, organized by Géisskann Kollektiv and is due to represent Luxembourg in Brussels at the end of the year.

You can find his blog here: Blog

cosimoprivate@gmail.com

PUBLICATIONS AND PRIZES

2019: ‘The Catking’ in les cahiers luxembourgeois.
2019: ‘De Café um Bock’ at Prix Laurence.
2020: ‘Beyond the Graveyard’ published by Black Fountain Press.
2020: ‘Splash’ by University of Luxembourg and Language Center. 2nd Place.
2020: ‘The Little Girl That Knew Best’ in les cahiers luxembourgeois.
2020: Wrote two verses for ‘Letzter Tag’, a re-imagined, collective Poem, in woxx
2021: ‘Twenty Modern Fables’ at Prix Laurence. 3rd Place.
2021: ‘Die Kuh Grast’.
2021: Chrysalis Award 2021 for Luxembourg: won for new emerging voice of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
2021: National Champion in Poetry Slam / Spoken Word: won the first Slampionchip Luxembourg organized by Géiskann Kollektiv
2021: ‘The Green Frog and the Sad Sun and the Silly Moon’ poem in The Places Zine (Coming Soon) .

MEDIA

2019: ‘De Café um Bock’. Live reading. Prix Laurence Final 2019
2020: ‘Beyond the Graveyard’. Online Reading. #LiteraturLiwwererOnline
2020: Interview about #LiteratureLiwwererOnline. RTL Today. 10th of April 2020. 
2020: Interview about my short story ‘Beyond the Graveyard’. Literatur vu Jonker: “Young Voices”. Radio 100,7. 18th of June 2020. 
2020: Official Statement of Bettembourg Commune about Prix Laurence. 7th September 2020. 
2020: ‘Les lauréats du Prix Laurence‘. Wort. 26th of September 2020.
2020: Interview about my NaNoWriMo experience. Written by Maxime Weber. woxx. 24th December 2020.
2021: ‘Gernsback Country’, Lëtzebuerger Journal. 15th of March 2021. Interview how speculative fiction shaped me and my writing. Written by Maxime Weber.
2021: ‘Fantasy- und Science-Fiction-Messe: Luxcon 2021’, WOXX. 16th of April. About a panel I held at Luxcon 2021.
2021: ‘Cosimo Suglia – Vum Studium zum…’, culture.lu. 6th of May. Interview about my academic journey juxtaposed with my writing.

EDUCATION

currently 2020 – 2021: Master in Secondary Education – Luxembourgish Studies. University of Luxembourg.
2017 – 2020: Bachelor en Cultures Européennes – English Studies. University of Luxembourg (mention: Bien).
2019 – 2020: Exchange Semester – English Studies. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität-Heidelberg (average: 1.3).
graduated 2017: Secondaire Technique – Science Sociale. Lycée Technique de Bonnevoie