Portrait Weidner
© Ali Ghandtschi

Guest 2009, 2018, 2019.


Mohammedanische Versuchungen
Frankfurt a. M., 2008
Jenseits des Westens
Für ein neues kosmopolitisches Denken
München, 2018
Tausendundein Buch
Die Literaturen des Orients
Edition Converso
Bad Herrenalb, 2019


Stefan Weidner [ Germany ]

born in 1967 in Cologne, is an author and translator. Until 2016 he was editor-in-chief of the »Art&Thought« magazine for dialogue with the Islamic world, published by the Goethe-Institut. He won the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis (2007), the Paul Scheerbart-Preis (2014) and the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation (2018) for his translations of Arabic poetry. For his essayistic prose, he won the Clemens-Brentano-Preis (2006). He is a member of the German Academy for Language and Literature.