Maria Seisenbacher studied comparative literature, she is member of the literature group „Wortwerft“ ( and Editor of the literary periodical „Keine Delikatessen“
She received various prizes and scholarships: Scholarship for Literature by the BKA (2016), Artist in Residence in Ptuj (Slovenia, 2016) and Rom (Italy, 2016), Wartholz Scholarship for Literature (2014), Startstipendium für Literatur by the bmukk (2012), Artist in Residence in Slovakia (2011), Hans Weigel Literaturstipendium by the federal state of Lower Austria (2007/08).
She was participating at various Poetry Festivals in Europe (i.a. „Days of Poetry and Wine“, Slovenia (2016); „Trgni se! Belgrade Poetry and Book Festival“, Serbia (2016)
She was published in literature magazines, such as „poet[mag]“, „Lichtungen“, „Sterz“, …).
Book publications: Ruhig sitzen mit festen Schuhen. Gedichte. (Edition Atelier, 2015). bher(a). Gedichte. (Edition Yara, 2011), together with Hermann Niklas: Konfrontationen. Gedichte 2005-2007 (Literaturedition Niederösterreich, 2009).
Maria Seisenbacher lives and works in Vienna.