Translating the Zeitgeist:
German Poetry Now DAS GEDICHT chapbook – out now!

In its 21st year, the poetry magazine DAS GEDICHT, based in Munich (Germany), is launching an international edition that offers a roadmap of poets writing in contemporary Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Israel. The editors Michael Augustin, Anton G. Leitner, and Paul-Henri Campbell have gathered some of the most interesting poetical voices in the German language, such as Günter Kunert, Helmut Krausser, Tanja Dückers, Matthias Politycki, Jan Wagner, Ulrike Draesner, or Ilma Rakusa. Germany, known as the Land of Poets and Thinkers, has been successful in exporting refrigerators, cork sandals, and sedans, while its contemporary poetic production is virtually […]