The Berlin Writers' Workshop and Lettrétage present a reading celebrating the work of Kathleen Heil and Abdulkadir Musa.
Free entry. Limited seating.
Readings will be presented in English (Heil) and Kurdish with German translation (Musa). Lesungen werden auf Englisch (Heil) und Kurdisch mit deutscher Übersetzung (Musa) sein.
About the authors:
Kathleen Heil is a writer, translator, and dancer. Her poetry appears in The New Yorker, The Cincinnati Review, and Beloit Poetry Journal, her fiction in Fence, The Barcelona Review, and Five Points, her essays in Make, The Collagist, and Michigan Quarterly Review, and her literary translations in The Threepenny Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and Two Lines, among others. A recipient of fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, she lives in Berlin.
Abdulkadir Musa (b,1969, Kurdistan) is a poet and translator, studied French Language and Literature in Aleppo and Social Pedagogy at ASH Berlin, works as a social worker, a translator and cultural advisor. Scholarship for authors of non-German literature 2018 / Senate Department for Culture and Europe Department of Culture, Berlin.
- His lyrics, Your Wings Have Taught Me to Fly (Semakurd, Dubai, 2007 and 2013 AR - Istanbul ), were published in the Kurdish language, and have been translated into German, Spanish, French, English and Polish and Arabic.
- Kurdish Voices from Rojava. A Kurdisch- English Poetry Anthology, Inner Child Press, ltd. USA, 2017