Irina Bondas  [ Germany, Ukraine ]

Biography

Portrait Irina Bondas
© Hartwig Klappert

Guest 2010.

was born in Kiev in 1985. In 1992, she immigrated to Germany. Since 2005 she is studying translation and political sciences in Leipzig. Works as freelance interpreter, translator and language assistant. At 17, first poetry Slam victory. German International Poetry Slam 2003 and 2004. Readings, workshops at Schauspielhaus Bochum, Theater Transit Wien, etc. Essays and literary texts in newspapers, magazines and anthologies. Her poetry audio book »was zum wachliegen« (something for lying awake) appeared in 2005; in 2010 première of her mini-drama »Gipfeltreffen« (tr.: Summit) at Schauspielhaus Bochum.

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