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Uljana Wolf @ Poetry International Web

Posted in about us, Ann Cotten, Barbara Köhler, Daniel Falb, Uljana Wolf by Heiko Strunk on 18. April 2012

Photo: Katja Zimmermann

The new issue of Poetry International Web (PIW) features, poems and audio recordings by poet and translator Uljana Wolf as well as an essay on her writing.

Literaturwerkstatt Berlin took over the German editorship of PIW again in 2010,  and has prepared four poets for this portal since:

Ann Cotten

Daniel Falb

Barbara Köhler

Uljana Wolf

From early May 2012, there will be a newly built website, which will combine the PIW archive with the current website of the Poetry International Foundation (including all the information about the annual festival in Rotterdam).

Mediterranean ZEBRA Poetry Films

Posted in about us, Arthur Rimbaud, Barbara Köhler, Elena Chiesa by Heiko Strunk on 1. June 2010

From 4th to 12th June the 11th poesiefestival berlin will focus on the Mediterranean.

On the website & blog of we will accompany the festival e.g. by presenting some poetry films around the sea from the archives of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival.

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Nausikaa: Rapport, director: Barbara Wolfensberger (Switzerland) is based on the poem of the same title by Barbara Köhler (germany) who is also reading the text.

This film was in the competition of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2008.

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Le poème de la mer, director: Erwan Le Gal  (France) / poem: Le bateau Ivre – Arthur Rimbaud (who died in Marseille)

This film was shown at the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2006.

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Polyfemi, director / poet:  Elena Chiesa ( Italy)

This film is an entry for the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2010


In retrospect: 10 Years Anniversary in Thessaloniki, GREECE

Posted in Autoren / poets, Barbara Köhler, Stavros Zafeiriou by Heiko Strunk on 3. October 2009


During the year 2009 there have been several international events organised by the international partners of within the 10 Years Anniversary. Greece celebrated 10 years on May, 30 2009. See here fotos of the event. was presented at the German stand on the bookfair in Thessaloniki, in co-operation with the local Goethe-Institut.

Stavros Zafeiriou & Susan Bindermann

Susan Bindermann (e-poema, Greek Partner of and Vassilis Roubalis presented the poet Stavros Zafeiriou. Afterwards the publishers Periklis Douvitsas and Stavros Zafeiriou (Nefeli) presented a Greek edition of Barbara Köhler‘s poetry.


Stavros Zafeiriou on
Barbara Köhler on