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About Mati Shemoelof

Mati Shemoelof is an Arab-Jewish poet, author and editor based in Berlin. His writing includes six poetry books, and plays, articles and one collection of short stories. His 2018 lecture was printed as a booklet, "Reißt die Mauer…" (Aphorisma Verlag). A German edition of his poems, "Gedicte. Texte zwischen Bagdad, Haifa und Berlin," will be published by the Berlin publisher Aphorisma in 2019. His latest book "An eruption from the east: Re visiting the emergence of the Mizrahi artistic explosion and it's imprint on the Israeli cultural narrative 2006-2019" will be published by Iton 77 publishers in Israel in 2020. He is currently working on a new literary project "Anu אנו نحن: Jews and Arabs writing in Berlin." He is the founder of the the Berlin-based "Poetic Hafla," a group that creates literary and performances events.