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Once again, the annual Festival Neue Literatur brings six of the best up-and-coming German-language authors to New York, where they join well-known American writers in a series of conversations and readings. The festival will take place during the weekend of February 22-24 at venues throughout NYC.

Acclaimed author and translator Susan Bernofsky and journalist Claudia Steinberg, curators of the Festival Neue Literatur 2013, chose six exceptional German-language authors for this year’s festivities.

setzclemensThe 2013 participants are: Clemens Setz and Cornelia Travnicek (Austria), Leif Randt and Silke Scheuermann (Germany), Ulrike Ulrich and Tim Krohn (Switzerland), and Joshua Ferris and Justin Taylor (United States).

Find out more about the Festival and times and locations of the literary events:

Sample translations from the author’s latest works can be found here.

In our library you will find the following works by the participating Austrian authors (available in German):

TravnicekIndigo by Clemens Setz
Liebe zur Zeit des Mahlstädter Kindes by Clemens Setz
Die Frequenzen by Clemens Setz
Söhne und Planeten by Clemens Setz

Chucks by Cornelia Travnicek
Fütter mich by Cornelia Travnicek

For more information please contact our library at library@acfny.org or visit our website at http://www.acfny.org/library/.