Dialogue Through Poetry – Trauma and Reconciliation

The Goethe Institute, in collaboration with the Sylt Foundation will be holding an international reading event at the Myanm/Art gallery in Botahtaung on Thursday April 27th.

5 poets have been chosen to represent Myanmar by the Be Untexted literary journal: Zeyar Lynn, Zaw Lu Sein, Eaindra, Tha Kount Tharr and Mae Yway.

They will be joined by four writers from Macedonia, Chile, South Africa and Germany

Together, the writers will explore the collective traumas of the past through different cultural and geographical lens’ and how these ordeals can be acknowledged and learnt from.

Image credit@ Be Unetxted

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About Lucas Stewart

Former British Council Literature Advisor | Author of The People Elsewhere: Unbound Journey's with the Storytellers of Myanmar