Ghayath Almadhoun



Ghayath Almadhoun, born 1979, is a Palestinian and Swedish poet and filmmaker. He studied at Damascus University and emigrated to Sweden in 2008. His poems have been translated into numerous languages. His most recent book in German: Ein Raubtier namens Mittelmeer, 2018.

His poems are sustained by radicality, absurdity and great stylistic sensitivity. They visualize the Syrian disaster and at the same time defend humanity and individuality.
Andreas Fanizadeh, Weltempfänger

Participant of the European Literature Days 2019.