|Occupation||Writer and poet|
|Website||Official website of Thomas Wensing (in German)|
Thomas Wensing (born May 1, 1978 in Cologne) is a German author of poetry and short stories.
Thomas Wensing, born 1978 in Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia) has studied at the University of Cologne and at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.He obtained his PhD from the latter institution in 2011.
Besides studies and occupation, Wensing developed skills in writing literary texts.Since the late 1990s, he has been publishing poetry in a couple of anthologies, e.g. in Junge Lyrik, Junge Lyrik II and Junge Lyrik III, a book series published by Martin Werhand Verlag. In 2006, he participated in the visual-poetric project Poesie bewegt of the Bremer Straßenbahn AG under supervision of Joachim Tuz. Together with the two musicians Martin Schmitz and Michael Wurzel, Wensing formed the trio eher selten that performed poetry and music at various occasions in the mid-2000s. Apart from that group, he tried out his texts in several other formats, e.g. in cooperation with the Stadttheater Ingolstadt.
In August 2014 Martin Werhand Verlag published Wensings first own volume of poems (Mitschrift), within the series 100 Gedichte.A volume of short stories (Zwischenspiel) appeared in late 2015 in the same publishing house. In December 2019 the MWV published a third book with poems (Herbsttag), within the series 50 Gedichte.
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