Josef Haslinger and Kyoko Yoshida on institutions of creative writing
in Zwettl, Austria). Essayist, novelist and playwright, often concerned
with controversial topics in the contemporary political landscape. Opernball (1995),
a best-seller in Germany, was translated into thirteen languages
and adapted for television. Das Vaterspiel (2000) portrays
Holocaust survivors and perpetrators living in the United States. Since
1996 professor of literary aesthetics at the Leipzig Institute
of Literature in Germany.
After eighteen years in Fukuoka, seven in Kyoto, and five
in Milwaukee, Kyoko Yoshida is
now based in Yokohama and teaches at Keio University. During spring term 2006
she is a visiting fellow at the Program of Literary Arts at Brown University.
Her stories have appeared in Chelsea,
The Massachusetts Review, The Cream City Review, The Western Humanities Review,
The Crab Orchard Review, and others. Her story “Manualscript” has
been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
by David Wilder
Josef Haslinger and Kyoko
Yoshida on institutions of creative writing
did you learn how to write?"
By Josef Haslinger
an "American Writer."
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