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Herta Muller

The Vanishing Act

Poetry Foundation | Posted 03.21.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

By Cynthia Cruz I have been thinking of ways in which writers have vanished—the way they have vanished themselves from the literary world and from ...

Herta Müller: On Inger Christensen

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Herta Müller (b. 1953) is a German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist. Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, typically set in communist Romania during the Nicolae Ceausescu regime, which she herself experienced.

Herta Müller: Putin Makes Me Sick

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"It's outrageous and it's far worse than what we had in our dictatorships back then," says German writer Herta Müller about Vladimir Putin and Russia's interference in Ukraine.

'Literature Is My Utopia': Eventi Letterari Monte Verità in Ascona

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

art of the Primavera Locarnese, a cultural event that combines literature, cinema and a youth program, this year's Eventi Letterari explores the theme of "Utopias and Demons."

'God Bless America' At West End: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 14, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.14.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, MAY 14 1. "God Bless America" At West End Cinema It's horrible outside so today is all about movies. Bobcat Goldthwait's n...

Herta Mueller, Nobel Prize Winner, Hid In The Forest With Editor To Proofread Manuscripts

Monsters and Critics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nobel literature prize winner Herta Mueller used to meet her German proof-reader in the forest to hide from Romania's Securitate communist secret poli...

Herta Mueller Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded this morning to Herta Müller, a Romanian-born German poet and novelist, "who," stated the Swedish Acad...

The Last Poet To Win The Nobel Prize

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

I've been trying to track down English translations of poems by Herta Muller, the newest Nobel Laureate in Literature, but they are awfully hard to come by (if they even exist).

Women Sweep Literature Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is it an accident, the judging panels, a mini-trend or are the tides turning? With the sweep of this year's literary awards, all eyes are on the women...