Writer in Residence 2010


This year, Aston will welcome Jörg Albrecht as the DAAD sponsored Writer in Residence.

Jörg was born in 1981 and has received critical acclaim reputation with a number of screen plays and the two novels he has published so far.

His latest novel, Sternstaub, Goldfunk, Silberstreif (2008), is a literary account and a (popular) cultural history of the German contribution to space travel, from here to nowhere. It has been widely acclaimed as one of the most original books to emerge in German literature recently.

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