Kai Mertig  [ Germany ]

Biography

Guest 2010.

born in Chemnitz in 1987, he studies Literature and Philosophy at the University of Erfurt. He is one of the founders of the literary journal »wortwuchs« (tr: word growth). In 2005, he was a prize winner at the Meeting of Young Authors and, in 2009 he took first place in the Eobanus Hessus Writing Competition. Mertig's work has appeared in several different anthologies and in 2006 he published his first collection of poetry, »Zwischen den Lippen Zeile um Zeile« (tr: Between the Lips Line for Line).

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