Volker Sielaff

Volker Sielaff was born in Sachsen, Germany, in 1966 and lives in Dresden, where he works as a poet and prose author. His poems, essays and criticism have appeared widely in various publications, and his poems have been translated into ten different languages, including English, French, Italian and Czech. His work was included in the anthology, Twentieth Century German Poetry, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (New York, 2005) and by Faber and Faber (London, 2005), and his collection of poetry, Postkarte für Nofretete was awarded with the Lessing Prize in 2005. His most recent collection is Selbstporträt mit Zwerg, (Luxbooks, 2011), from which these four poems are taken. (2013)


Winter 2013 (Issue 08), Everyday Spiritual Practices
Winter 2007 (Issue 02), Flies