Browsing: Literature

European-flavored chips, gas station Nazis, bell hooks “all about love,” the German literary establishment: in this text, Olivia Wenzel, a playwright and performer from Berlin, writes about her writing between things like these.

In this literary essay, Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, drawing on an interview with Senegalese musician and politician Youssou N’Dour, tells of colonialism and learning to swim, of politics and poetry, of music and essentialist understandings of culture and identity.

A sigh, two quenched eggs, the bubbling of boiling water: this is how Sharon Dodua Otoo’s text begins, for which she was awarded the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize at the 2016 “Days of German-Language Literature” in Klagenfurt.


In 2015, the first issue of the literary magazine PS – Politisch Schreiben was published under the theme “Competition & Canon”. On the newspaper’s website, in addition to articles from the various issues, there is also an extensive list of links to friendly (art) projects and people.