Literaturkalender Köln

Eine Initiative vom Literaturhaus Köln

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Fatin Abbas is an international writer and journalist. Born in Khartoum, Sudan, and raised in New York City, she gained her BA in English from the University of Cambridge, her PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard University, and her MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College, the City University of New York, where she was awarded both the Bernard Cohen Short Story Prize and the Miriam Weinberg Richter Award for her writing. She has published essays and reports in The NationLe Monde diplomatique and Die Zeit, among others, and short prose in the magazines Granta and Freeman’s. She has taught fiction writing at MIT and the Pratt Institute in New York and comparative literature at Bard College Berlin. Dave Eggers commented on Ghost Season, her first novel: “Absolutely fascinating … an extremely important novel.” Fatin Abbas currently lives in Berlin.

The event is open to all friends of the TWM Library – donations welcome!

The exchange will be conducted in English

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In Kooperation mit Theodor Wonja Michael Bibliothek

Gefördert von: Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung/bpb, Kunststiftung NRW, Stadt Köln

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