¬ Özlem Özgül Dündar
The writer Özlem Özgül Dündar lives in Leipzig and studied literature and philosophy in Wuppertal and then at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig. Dündar writes poetry, prose, scenic texts, essays, performs with her collectives "Kanak Attak Leipzig" as well as the "Ministry for Compassion" and is active as an editor as well as a translator. She received the Kelag Prize in Klagenfurt and the 2018 Rolf Dieter Brinkmann Fellowship, and was awarded the Retzhofer Dramapreis in 2015 for her play Jardin d'Istanbul. She is co-editor of "Flexen. Flâneusen* Writing Cities," published by Verbrecher Verlag (2019). In 2018, her poetry collection "gedanken zerren" was published by Elif Verlag.
She is co-editor of "Flexen. Flâneusen* Schreiben Städte" published by Verbrecher Verlag in 2019. The anthology gathers in 30 texts different perspectives of women*, BIPoC and queer* people on cities like Berlin, Paris, Jakarta, Istanbul and Mumbai.