Christoph Leisten  [ Germany ]


Guest 2009.


entfernte nähe
Calatra Press
Lahnstein, 2001

der mond vergebens.
Gedichte aus zehn Jahren
Aachen, 2006

was born in Geilenkirchen in 1960. He studied German and philosophy in Bonn. He made his literary début with the collection of poems »entfernte nähe« (2001, t: distant closeness). Since its publication, he has published his work in magazines and anthologies and has produced two new collections, the most recent of which is »der mond vergebens« (2006, t: The moon for nothing), as well as a collection of prose pieces »Marrakesch, Djemaa el Fna« (2005, t: Marrakesh, Djemaa el Fna), which has been translated in Arabic. He is one of the editors of the Frankfurt Literary Magazine »Zeichen & Wunder« Characters & Miracles). Leisten works as a high school teacher and author. He lives in Würselen, near Aachen.

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