mit Mati Shemoelof, Maroula Blades, Liran Levi, Simon Steffgen, Maroula Blades, Mariam Rasheed, Mati Shemoelof, Max Czollek, Jemima Rose Dean, John Varanese, Kais Althayeb und Tiki Sendeke
Poetic Hafla is proud to present the collaboration with RJC festival In Berlin. Everyone is invited to the 13st Poetic Hafla. Bring your friends to share our international and Middle Eastern Berlin life.
Mati Shemoelof is a poet, author and editor. His writing is diverse and includes six poetry books, plays, articles and fiction. His works have won significant recognition and prizes. “Remnants of the Cursed Book”- His latest short story book was published by Kinneret Zmora publishers (2014).
He is one of the leading voices of the Arab-Jews (Mizrahi Movement). He was a founder of the “Guerrilla Culture” movement in Israel. Now he is one of the founders of “Poetic-Hafla”, A multi-language Poetry-Art-Music parties in Berlin. These days he is writing his second Novel as part of the rising Israeli Jewish Diaspora in Berlin. His sixth poetry book “Hebrew outside of its sweet insides” was published on Pardes Publishers (2017).
Maroula Blades is an Afro-British poet/writer living in Berlin. The winner of The Caribbean Writer 2014 Flash Fiction Competition and Erbacce Prize 2012, her first poetry collection "Blood Orange" is published by Erbacce-press. Works have been published in Volume Magazine, Theories of HER anthology, Verbrecher Verlag, Cornelsen Verlag, Thrice Fiction, Trespass Magazine, Words with Jam, Blackberry Magazine, Dear Sister Anthology and by The Latin Heritage Foundation and Peepal Tree and other anthologies and magazines. Maroula’s poetry/music programme has been presented on several stages in Germany. Her debut EP-album "Word Pulse" is released by Havavision Records (UK).