Elena Kaufmann, Germany

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Elena Kaufmann, born 1992 in Erlangen, studied Comparative Literature and Philosophy in Munich and Paris and now lives in Berlin. 2012–2016 she organised readings, Site-Specific-Performances and writing workshops of the July poetry collective in the city, and in 2015 the Poetic Misunderstandings, a collaboration on experimental forms of translation with the Paris EISPI writers’ group. In Berlin she works in a project for refugee children and young people and as a yoga teacher. In 2020 she received the second prize at the Literature Update of the Bavaria Literature Foundation and is invited to the Concorso Internazionale di Poesia e Teatro Castello di Duino.

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