Ghayath Almadhoun


Country: Palestine/Syria/Sweden

Ghayath Almadhoun is a Palestinian poet who has lived in Stockholm since 2008. He has written four Arabic poetry books, the most recent is Adrenaline (2017). He has two collections published in Swedish, Asylansökan (Ersatz) (2010), and a collaboration with Swedish poet Marie Silkeberg, Till Damaskus (2014). His work has been translated into 14 languages.

Ghayath Almadhoun adalah seorang penyair Palestina yang lahir di Damaskus pada tahun 1979 dan telah tinggal di Stockholm sejak 2008. Ia telah menulis empat buku puisi Arab, yang terbaru berjudul Adrenaline (2017). Karyanya telah diterjemahkan ke dalam 14 bahasa, yang terakhir Adrenalin dalam bahasa Inggris oleh Action Books, Amerika Serikat & Ein Raubtier namens Mittelmeer dalam bahasa Jerman oleh Arche Verlag, Zürich, Hamburg.

 

 

Appearing in

Main Program: The Big Read: Poetry Edition

It’s one of life’s pleasures: having someone read to you. We’ve assembled a lineup of our most masterful poets in a little corner of the Festival devoted to the loveliness …


Main Program: Cosmopolitan Creativity

How does leaving home influence the writer’s mind? Whether a short sojourn or a new life in a new location, expanded horizons tend to find their way on to the …


Satellite Event: Beyond Words

Palestinian/Syrian poet, playwright, journalist and filmmaker Ghayath Almadhoun has lived in Stockholm since 2008. He has published four collections of poetry. Hear from Ghayath about how he distils his experiences …


Festival Club: The Poet’s Club

Beat, rhyme, lyric and verse. Poetry has a way of going straight to the heart. Join some of the Festival’s favorite wordsmiths as they whip up a night of fantastic …