Denis Abrahams

Denis Abrahams, born 1973 in Wiesbaden, studied acting at the College for music and depicting arts in Frankfurt/Main. He starred in various roles at different city and national theaters. Since 2004 Denis Abrahams has been living  and working as a freelance speaker and reader in Berlin. Besides his readings, audio books and radio plays he also directed the dialogue in several radio plays. Amongst other things he is part of the regular reading ansamble of the Internationaler Literaturfestival Berlin (ilb). Abrahams is a founding member of Lettrétage and has prepared over hundred literary evenings as a speaker and curator.

Fiston Mwanza Mujila – “Finland was my non-lieu”

Fiston Mwanza Mujila travelled on the OMNIBUS Reading Tour in the very first week from Helsinki across the arctic circle way up into the north. Coming originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, journeying has become a necessary part of Fiston’s life as an author and migrant emplyoing a unique perspective on countries and national borders. I talked with Fiston about travelling, the OMNIBUS Reading Tour, guilt and influences on writing. Continue reading Fiston Mwanza Mujila – “Finland was my non-lieu”

Messenger Interview: Authors of the final week

The OMNIBUS reading tour, spanning over 12 weeks, has reached its final stage: Cyprus – and its final week. Elvis has not yet left the building, though. Cyprus is still a divided country, a country where arts and politics share a different relationship. Read here how the authors perceived the literary scene in Cyprus, have an inside look into the political situation and think about when you last heard a siren wailing. This may indeed be quite a fitting end to a journey which has traversed the whole of the European Union. Continue reading Messenger Interview: Authors of the final week

#crowdlitbus diary with George Christodoulides

Cypriot #crowdlitbus author George Christodoulides finishes up with our small but in no way dull series of past fragments of the last few weeks with some thoughts on the last event in Athens. Don’t forget to tune in tonight to our livestream, broadcasting the closing ceremony to the comfort of your sofa, couch, bath or wherever you choose to tune in!
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#crowdlitbus odyssey continued with Tone Hødnebø

And what did the cicadas in Delphi sing about? Norway #crowdlitbus author Tone Hødnebø (you can read her One is a CROWD interview here) tells it all! As we close in to Friday and the closing event of our epic tour, let us reminisce a bit and slow down the flow of time. Look forwards in the next days for short and insightful journal entires, essays and thoughts by our #crowdlitbus authors on their journey from Istanbul to Athens!
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#crowdlitbus Odyssey with Mira Tuci

As we close in to Friday and the closing event of our epic tour, let us reminisce a bit and slow down the flow of time. Look forwards in the next days for short and insightful journal entires, essays and thoughts by our #crowdlitbus authors on their journey from Istanbul to Athens! Albanian #crowdlitbus author Mira Tuci (you can read her One is a CROWD interview here) gave her mind over to the muses, and the #crowdlitbus crew was suddenly transported back to the times before ancient Greece, in the mist covered hills of the era of the myth…

Tell me, Muse, of the CROWD of many resources, which wandered far and wide, after sacking the North and Center of Europe. Many the people whose words they heard, whose ways they learned. Tell us of these things, beginning where you will, Goddess, Daughter of Zeus.
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#crowdlitbus diary: Pauliina Haasjoki

Finnish #crowdlitbus author Pauliina Haasjoki (you can read her One is a CROWD interview here) strolls through Thessaloniki on a free day of leisure and dwells on sentience by the beautiful defense tower. As we close in to Friday and the closing event of our epic tour, let us reminisce a bit and slow down the flow of time. Look forwards in the next days for short and insightful journal entires, essays and thoughts by our #crowdlitbus authors on their journey from Istanbul to Athens!
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#crowdlitbus diary: Eirikur Orn Norddahl

Icelandic #crowdlitbus author Eirikur Orn Norddahl (you can read his One is a CROWD interview here) writes a letter back home from the road. If Zeynep was more on the conteplative side, Eirikur offers more descriptions for sure! As we close in to Friday and the closing event of our epic tour, let us reminisce a bit and slow down the flow of time. Look forwards in the next days for short and insightful journal entires, essays and thoughts by our #crowdlitbus authors on their journey from Istanbul to Athens!
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