Berlin Writers' Workshop Reading
Lesung in englischer Sprache mit Alistair Noon und David Hermann Fox
Berlin Writers' Workshop and Lettrétage present a reading event celebrating the publication of Concert at a Railway Station, Alistair Noon's translations of Osip Mandelstam. Joining him is writer-director David Hermann Fox, who will be reading from his novel-in-progress THE UNDOING OF JOHNNY PENGUIN.
Born in 1970 near London and living in Berlin since the early nineties, Alistair Noon appeared at international sound poetry festivals and founded and ran Berlin's Poetry Hearings festival from 2005 to 2008. He has published essays on the fall of the Berlin Wall, poetry and translocality, and Wuhan punk. Translations of poerty from German to Russian are part of his publications, most recently "Concert at a Railway Station", selected poems of Osip Mandelstam (Shearsman, September 2018).
David Hermann Fox was born in Germany and moved to Berlin in 2013. He has written and co-directed a number of documentaries about social issues, such as fair trade and domestic violence. Hermann Fox is a co-creator and head writer of a TV drama that was recently sold to a production company and is currently completing THE UNDOING OF JOHNNY PENGUIN, his debut novel.