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Sabine Schiffner
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Sabine Schiffner
Sabine Schiffner, born in Bremen in 1965, is a German poet. She is the author of four collections of poetry, including Besteck im Kopf (Emons). She has also published a novel and translates works from Spanish and Catalan into German. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Jürgen-Ponto-Preis and the Preis der Deutschen Schillerstiftung.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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February 18, 2020
Things that are Funny on a Submarine But Not Really— The torpedo man named Grenadier who lives in South Carolina and thinks North Carolina is the North. The XO who hates my bucket hat I wear printed with cherries, but would rather me wear it than the other one I have that says, “Bigfoot is Real.”
February 4, 2020
Although family therapy consumed more time than basketball practice and did not improve my odds of attending my first-choice college, my sister’s suicide attempt had alarmed my parents, and they were taking every precaution against relapse.

     Horse, meet barn door. Bird, meet coop. I am trying to say: It was all so predictable.
January 28, 2020
I worked for commission in a sterile room with many clocks. The product did not glimmer in the fluorescence, but it was as if it did, and better, like they’d found a way to remove the obligatory negative space of glimmering when the object floated in darkness.
The 2018 Berlin Prize winner reads from her work
Monday, March 2, 2020
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema