Poetry. "Poetry as an attempt to dynamite petrified structures, poetry as incessant reflective effort, poetry as childlike utopia. Three irreconcilable impulses, perhaps. But perhaps great works come about only in the meeting of the irreconcilable" -Urs Allemann.
Elke Erb lives in Berlin and is one of the most noted German poets. She has published more than twenty volumes of poetry. Also a book of essays and translations from the Russian (Tsvetaeva, Achmatova, Chlebnikov, etc.). Her many honors include, most recently, the Georg-Trakl and the Ernst-Jandl prizes.Author City: USA