The 2018 Festival Neue Literatur just opened in New York City with German- and English-language writers and readers are coming together to debate this year’s theme of outsiders and insiders.
‘Borders physical, ideological and aesthetic, and who is permitted to cross them’ are at issue in this year’s three-day festival of events, March 23 through 25, in German-language literature in New York.
At the Festival Neue Literatur, author Garth Greenwell calls on writers and publishers to use their art to resist ‘moral darkness’ of today’s politics.
Festival Neue Literatur explores ‘how gay and queer identity changes as we move further towards equal rights’ and more, says curator Peter Blackstock.
The events of the 2016 Festival Neue Literatur have been announced, and translator Burton Pike kicks off the conversation on the evolution of translation.
A moving laudatio was offered by Harold Augenbraum in honor of Norton’s Robert Weil receiving the Friedrich Ulfers Prize at the Festival Neue Literatur.
To mark the opening of the 6th Festival Neue Literatur in New York, Monique Truong argues literary translation is a form of its own and deserves respect.
The fifth annual Festival Neue Literatur begins in NYC on February 28 with a series of readings and discussions with German-language authors.
Metropolitan Books publisher Sara Bershtel will receive the 2014 Friedrich Ulfers Prize for her contributions to German literature in the USA. The prize is part of NYC’s Festival Neue Literatur.
The Festival Neue Literatur features six up-and-coming German-language authors from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland appearing in New York City this weekend.