Spielzeit 26.08. - 09.10.

Sherko Fatah

was born in Berlin in 1964 and grew up in the GDR. In 1975 he moved to West Germany.  He studied Philosophy and Art History in Berlin.  In 1999 he was awarded a stipendium by the Literarischer Colloquium Berlin.  Sherko Fatah’s much-praised debut novel Im Grenzland was published in 2001 and won the aspekte Prize for Literature the same year.   His subsequent publications have also received many prizes.  His most recent novel was Das dunkle Schiff, published in 2008.