It's Over. Don't Go there.

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Naked Eye Publishing
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312
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5.06 X 7.81 X 0.65 inches | 0.67 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
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9781910981153

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About the Author

Poet and novelist Kathrin Schmidt was born in 1958 in Gotha in the former German Democratic Republic and lives in Berlin. She trained as a psychologist and later worked as an editor and a social scientist before writing full time. Her first poetry pamphlet was published in the famous 'Poesiealbum' series by the GDR publisher, Verlag Neues Leben, of which Christa Wolf had in earlier years been editor-in-chief. Two further collections were published in the GDR. In the process of Germany's reunification Schmidt represented the anti-reunification United Left, the most left-wing of several newly-formed groups in the GDR, at Berlin city's round-table discussions. Schmidt's to-date eight poetry volumes and five novels have garnered a host of residencies and awards, notably the Leonce-und-Lena Poetry Prize in 1993, and in 2009 she was awarded both the annual prize of the reputed Südwestfunk Radio Best List and the German Book Prize for You're not dying (Du Stirbst Nicht), beating a shortlist that included Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller. The novel has since been translated into thirteen languages.
'Twenty poems by Kathrin Schmidt', translated by Sue Vickerman, waspublished by Arc in 2020.Sue's other publications include five poetry collections, three works ofillustrated fiction and a novel, 'Special Needs'. Her stories, articles andpoems have appeared in The Guardian, The Times EducationalSupplement, The Rialto, Stand, The North, Smiths Knoll, and a range ofanthologies. Her translations of poems (Bertolt Brecht, Jan Wagner, Mascha Kaléko, Kathrin Schmidt, Özlem Özgül Dündar) have been takenby The Poetry Review, Oxford Poetry, Modern Poetry in Translation, nomansland and The Stockholm Review, and her translations of shortstories have been taken by seventeen magazines and journals includingWorld Literature Today, Asymptote, The Los Angeles Review, TrafikaEurope and Stand.Over the years she has benefited from five awards from the Arts Councilsof England and Scotland. Sue has an M.Phil in Religious Studies and anMA in Creative Writing.suevickerman.eu