Today's poem is "scalawag"

from Telephone

Uljana Wolf, the German poet and translator, was born in East Berlin, and studied German literature, English, and Cultural Studies, in Berlin and Krakow. Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies in Germany and all over Europe, as well as in New European Poetry (Graywolf, 2008), Dichten No. 10: 16 New German Poets (Burning Deck, 2008), the Chicago Review, and Shampoo Poetry. She has published two volumes of poetry, kochanie ich habe brot gekauft (kookbooks 2005) and falsche freunde (kookbooks 2009). In 2006, she was awarded the Peter-Huchel-Preis and the Dresdner Lyrikpreis, and in 2008 she received the RAI/Medien-preis at the Meraner Lyrikpreis, a grant from the Deutsche Literaturfonds and from the Deutsche Ubersetzerfonds. She was also the co-editor of the Jahrbuch fur Lyrik (Fischer Verlag 2008). Wolf lives in Berlin and New York.

Ute Schwartz lives in Viersen, Germany and holds a postgraduate degree in Public Health. She has worked as a medical doctor and performed extensive field research in Central America and Africa on the subject of sexual and reproductive health. In her down time, she teaches yoga, studies literature, and translates poetry.

Other poems on the web by Uljana Wolf:
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Four poems

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