Esther Dischereit was born in Germany and lives in Berlin. The author of fiction, poetry, and essays as well as plays for radio and the stage, she has received many prizes including the Erich Fried Prize in 2009.
She has been a Fellow at the Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European and Jewish Studies and the DAAD Chair for Contemporary Poetics at New York University (2019), and holds frequent lectures and readings in the United States, Canada, the Middle East, the Americas and Europe. Her latest collection of poems is Sometimes a Single Leaf, translated and introduced by Iain Galbraith (Arc Publications, UK, 2020). (2020)