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PS | Politisch Schreiben Magazine #3

On Friday, 20 Oct 2017, the literary magazine PS | Politisch Schreiben celebrated the publication of its third edition entitled “Imagination, Crisis, Reality”. Essays, interviews, drama, poetry, and prose by 29 writers fill this voluminous edition. Furthermore, as a countdown during the last 30 days until publication, 30 beautiful poetic texts appeared in this context […]

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Eurodram: Selection 2017 global

Eurodram – European network for drama in translation 2017 Honours – Selection of translated texts Eurodram, European network of scripts-in-translation, is delighted to announce the selection of the 2017 translated texts, recommended for production and publication.

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Eurodram: German language selection 2017

The German language committee announces the following selection which is strongly impacted by plays from Southeast Europe. Alexander Manuiloff: DER STAAT

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Reading list 2016

1. Swetlana Alexijevich/Secondhand-Zeit (Время секонд хэнд. конец красного человекa; T: Ganna-Maria Braungardt)

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Arsenijević in Der Tagesspiegel

My translation of Vladimir Arsenijević’s text THE ROAD TO PERSONAL HAPPINESS was published in DER TAGESSPIEGEL on 23 February 2016.

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Reading HYBRIDE: some photos

Great thanks to everybody in the involved audience who helped making my reading at Café Provinz in Alt-Treptow a very satisfying and happy event on Friday. Here are some pictures:

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Literature: CROWD conference

In January, the CROWD conference (CReating Other Ways of Dissemination) gathered at the Berlin Lettrétage. Literary activists from various European countries discussed the situation of literature and the public support for it in their respective countries, listened to literature, and made themselves public. Now CROWD composed a summarizing report (in English) on the insights gained […]

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IPLAY in English in THE MERCURIAN

with new translations from Italy, Germany, and Spain by Daniel Smith and Valentina Denzel, Henning Bochert, Jason Yancey, and Phyllis Zatlin. In this new edition of the renowned “Theatrical Review”, the editor, Adam Verseniy, was kind enough to publish my translation of Bernhard Studlar’s IPLAY. I added a short introduction. Previously, another translation of mine, […]

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Reading list 2014

1.    Thomas Pynchon/Bleeding Edge 2.    Florian Illies/2013 3.    Harper Lee/Wer die Nachtigall stört (To Kill a Mockingbird, T: Claire Malignon) 4.    Franz Kafka/Briefe an Milena 5.    Christian Kracht/Imperium 6.    Uwe Timm/Vogelweide 7.    Martin Walser/Dorle und Wolf 8.    Ian McEwan/On Chesil Beach 9.    Christoph Hein/Vor der Zeit 10.    DF Wallace/Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 11.    Theodor […]

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LESS THAN ONE/Joseph Brodsky

In 1986, Joseph Brodsky (Nobel prize for literature 1987) describes in two texts (“LESS THAN ONE” und “A ROOM AND A HALF”) his childhood, the Russian collective unconscious, anti-Semitism, and the characteristics of society under totalitarian rule that can make anybody both hangman and victim. Both texts are equally beautiful and painful. The German translators […]

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