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Completion of the award of the 13th Dresden Poetry Prize: Reading in the Erich Kästner House for Literature

Kometenfahrt * / Reading by the main jury of the 13th Dresden Poetry Prize / With: Nico Bleutge, Radka Denemarková, Petr Hruška and Anja Utler / Music: Karel Vrtiška (piano) / Moderation: Jonáš Hájek

Admission: € 7; 5 € reduced

21.10.2021

At the end of the awarding of the 13th Dresden Poetry Prize, the specialist jury will read their texts in the Erich Kästner House for Literature (Antonstrasse 1, 01097 Dresden).

In order to do justice to the numerous facets and varieties of poetry when awarding the prize, which is awarded every two years by the state capital Dresden, the main jury is made up of versatile poets and literary scholars in German and Czech. In 1998, Petr Hruška was the winner of the Dresden Poetry Prize and, in addition to his poetic work, works as a literary scholar. Anja Utler also works in the literary and literary fields. She is particularly dedicated to the performative aspect of texts. With Radka Denemarková and Nico Bleutge, two multiple award-winning authors complete (t) the main jury of the 13th Dresden Poetry Prize and the field of readers that evening.

In addition to multi-faceted poetry, the evening will also feature a concert by pianist Karel Vrtiška.

* inspired by Nelly Sachs' poem "This chain of riddles"

Nico Bleutge: including Anna Seghers Prize, Eichendorff Literature Prize

Radka Denemarková: ao Magnesia Litera (prose, translation)

Petr Hruška: including the Dresden Poetry Prize, Jan Skácel Prize

Anja Utler: including Leonce and Lena Prize, Basler Poetry Prize

Florian Ernst will be happy to answer any questions you may have on tel. 8045087.

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