Reading and Discussion: Esther Dischereit (German Jewish Author, Berlin/Vienna)

Thursday, October 27, 2016
4:00-6:00 pm, German Conference Room (NCH 236)

About the author

Esther Dischereit is a German Jewish poet, novelist, essayist, stage and radio dramatist. She was born in 1952 in Germany and lives in Berlin and Vienna. She studied in Frankfurt am Main and was trained as a teacher. She worked in the metal industry, later became a typesetter, and finally worked for the German trade unions. He works include Joëmi‘s Table, Merryn (prose), The Morning the Paperboy (collection of shortstories), When My Golem Opened the Door, Hoarfrosted Mouth and Other News, There’s a Slice of Bread in the Toaster (poems), Lessons in Being Jewish, With Eichmann at the Stock Exchange (Essays). Last production was the radio-play: Nothing to know but Coffee to go, premiered 2008.