Please join us on Saturday, February 11 at 8.00 pm for a poetry reading with Ellen Hinsey in connection with our dinner at Café Botanik.
The poem originally appeared in „Der Tagespiegel“ on January 31, 2017
Ellen Hinsey is the author of eight books of poetry, essay, dialogue and literary translation including Mastering the Past: Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe and the Rise of Illiberalism (Telos Press, 2017), Update on the Descent (Der Menschen Element, Matthes & Seitz, 2017), and Magnetic North: Conversations with Tomas Venclova (Suhrkamp, 2017). She is also the author of The White Fire of Time and Cities of Memory which won the Yale University series award. Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Der Tagesspeigel, Akzente, Sinn und Form, The Irish Times and Poetry. A former Berlin Prize fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, she has taught at Skidmore College in Paris and The French graduate school Ecole Polytechnique. In 2015 she was a DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Fellow.