From February 11 to 13, 2011, the second “Festival Neue Literatur” brings six of the “best up-and-coming German-language authors” to New York, where they will join U.S. authors Francine Prose and Rivka Galchan in a series of conversations and readings.
This year’s German-language participants are: Dorothee Elmiger(Switzerland), Andrea Grill (Austria), Julia Schoch (Germany), Antje Rávic Strubel (Germany), [...]
by Nina Wachenfeld
When the native Romanian received the award in Oslo in October 2009, becoming the twelfth female Nobel laureate in Literature, tribute was paid not only to a superb author, but also to a passionate human rights activist who, in her works, describes the terrors of the Ceauscescu regime. Best known since the early [...]