Events | Poetry with Ghayath Almadhoun

Goethe-Institut Washington, D.C. | June 13, 2023 | 3:30 PM (PDT)

Join Thomas Mann Fellow Ghayath Almadhoun for an evening of poetry on war, empathy, displacement, suffering, love, and hatred. More information coming soon!

Ghayath Almadhoun is a Palestinian poet born in Damascus, Syria, who emigrated to Sweden in 2008 and now lives in Berlin. He published four poetry collections in Arabic, and his work has been translated into dozens of languages. Ghayath Almadhoun collaborated with other poets and artists, and his poetry has been part of the work of U.S. artist Jenny Holzer, German musician Blixa Bargeld, and others. His latest collection Adrenalin, published in English by Action Books 2017, was among the SPD Poetry Bestsellers in the U.S. and nominated for the 2018 Best Translated Book Award. His selected poems Ein Raubtier namens Mittelmeer ("Predator called the Mediterranean") ranked top of the Litprom-Bestenliste 2018 of best books translated into German.

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An Event by the Goethe-Institut Washington, D.C., co-presented by the Thomas Mann House.

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