What brought you to Berlin? Love? World politics? Or was it a coincidence?
Love, not only the love for one person, but especially for the city itself.
What do you love about Berlin?
The atmosphere, the liberality and freedom, the diversity – and especially the literary scene.
What do you miss in Berlin?
Theakstons Old Peculiar
What is your favorite spot in Berlin?
Café Rix in Neukölln – a place for watching & reading & writing.
Would you say you are a different person in Berlin? A different translator? And if yes, in what way?
I can’t really say, because I have only started developing my poetic self in Berlin. But the unique literary atmosphere in Berlin is very inspiring, even though my strongest influences and roles models are English speaking poets.
Which existing literary work do you wish you had written?
My next poem