22. ilb 07. - 17.09.2022

Temye Tesfu

Portrait Temye Tesfu
© Hartwig Klappert

Temye Tesfu is an author and performance poet. As such, they can be found in the German-speaking world and beyond; at literature festivals and in bars, in basements and at conferences. Tesfu is a founding member of the literary collective »parallelgesellschaft« and the spoken word series of the same name. They also organize, curate and host other poetry related events in Berlin, Potsdam and Leipzig and have been working as an instructor for creative writing with several institutions, such as the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Jugendpresse Deutschland or the Goethe Institute.