German playwright, essayist, theatre curator and novelist Sasha Marianna Salzmann comes to Australia for events at Melbourne & Canberra Writers’ Festivals, Sydney University and the Goethe-Institut in Sydney. She will present her most recent book Beside Myself
(German: Außer Sich
) and will be involved in talks and panels themed around gender, literature and theatre topics.
The Russian-born writer migrated to Germany in 1995 and has since then been awarded multiple accolades for her plays. Beside Myself
was shortlisted for the German Book Prize in 2017 and was translated into 15 languages. Currently, Salzmann is writer-in-residence at the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin and teaches creative writing in Germany, Turkey, Moldova, Spain, Italy and the USA.
Lightbulb Moment: Sasha Marianna Salzmann, John Birmingham, William McInnes, Hung Le, Nicola Moriarty, Meg Keneally, Mikey Robins
- Saturday 24 August 2019
- 7.30pm – 8.30pm
- Great Hall, University House, ANU
That pivotal moment where everything changes. Sasha Marianna Salzmann, John Birmingham, William McInnes, Hung Le, Nicola Moriarty, Meg Keneally, and Mikey Robins have seven minutes each to talk about that one, watershed moment that changed their lives forever. Tick, tock!