Ulrike Almut Sandig Reading

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The acclaimed German poet gives a bilingual performance of poetry and prose including specially commissioned new work.

This will be a bilingual performance of poetry and prose including specially commissioned new work and translations, sound art, film and a discussion of her new volume Buch gegen das Verschwinden (2015), followed by a reception. All welcome!

Born in Großenhain in the former East Germany in 1979, Ulrike Almut Sandig is one of the most acclaimed German writers of her generation and has received six major literature awards since the publication of her first poetry collection Zunder in 2005. Since her debut she has published two further collections including Dickicht (2011) and the prose volume Flamingos (2010) and Buch gegen das Verschwinden (2015), as well as a CD of ‘poetry for lovers of pop music’ (2012)

See a portrait of one of the most original and versatile of the new generation of German authors in her own words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doi1ZoszyUo#sthash.8TuA34js.dpuf

Contact: karen.leeder@new.ox.ac.uk

For further information see: Mediating Modern Poetry: http://mmp.mml.ox.ac.uk/

Audience: Open to all

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