Aurelie Maurin

Aurelie Maurin was born in Paris in 1975, and studies literature and linguistics in Paris. Since 2000, she has lived in Berlin, where she works as a literary translator, and as a curator and event organiser for various institutions. She is editor of the Versschmuggel series, and of the German-French art and literature magazine La mer gelee.Thomas Wohlfahrt is the founding director of the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin. He has been in charge since 1991. A doctor of literature and music, he has initiated and directed major international projects such as Literature Express Europe 2000, the lyrikline.org website and the poesiefestival berlin. Wohlfahrt is a member of many national and international organisationsand is curator and adviser for various international literature programmes.