Significant German poet and author of the post-World War II period. Her best-known works include the short story collection Lange Schatten, the poetry collection Überallnie, and the essay collection Notizen der Hoffnung.
Her debut novel, Liebe Beginnt, was published in 1933. Her literary reputation was established a decade later with the publication of a 1945 essay collection.
She received numerous literary honors, including the 1973 Roswitha Prize and the 1955 Georg Büchner Prize.
She traveled throughout the world with her writer and archaeologist husband, Guido Freiherr Von Kaschnitz-Weinberg.
In the later years of her literary career, she was greatly influenced by the work of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.