Jan Wagner

Saturday 17 February @ 7PM. Cork Arts Theatre.

 

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Jan Wagner was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1971. A poet and essayist, he has published six volumes of poetry, including Guerickes Sperling (2004), Achtzehn Pasteten (2007), Australien (2010)and Regentonnenvariationen (2014), for which he was awarded the Prize of the Leipzig Bookfair (2015). He is the co-editor of two influential anthologies of German language poetry, and has also translated the work of several British and American poets. He has received many awards for his poetry, including the Ernst Meister Prize (2005), the Wilhelm Lehmann Prize (2009), the Friedrich Hölderlin Prize (2011) and the Mörike Preis (2015). Iain Galbraith's translation of his collection, Self-Portrait with a Swarm of Bees, won the Popescu European Poetry Translation Prize 2015.

 

Links

Jan Wagner at the Poetry Foundation

Read Jan Wagner's poems on Poetry International

Jan Wagner receives the Georg Büchner Prize

 

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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival

 

 

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