Project: Transit of Venus 
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Transit of Venus – Poetry Exchange angleščina

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Hinemoana Baker - Taranga’s Song angleščina

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Uwe Kolbe - Kafka in Auckland nemščina

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Chris Price - Fort Venus angleščina

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Glenn Colquhoun - On a Journey to Aotearoa, the Crew of the Tory sing in Honour of the German Naturalist, Ernst Dieffenbach. angleščina

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Hinemoana Baker - I’d rather be crossing the surface of the sun with you angleščina

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Uwe Kolbe - Den Kleiderknüpferinnen vom Te Papa Museum, Juni 2012 nemščina

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Brigitte Oleschinski - Auch die Kleider nemščina

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Glenn Colquhoun - Following his Early Death from Typhus, Ernst Dieffenbach Considers the Extinction of a Small Bird Carrying His Name in the London Museum of Natural History. angleščina

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Ulrike Almut Sandig - [ich bin ein zweistimmig singender Vogel mit Menschengesicht] nemščina

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Hinemoana Baker - The fifteen paces between my socks and my shoes angleščina

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Ulrike Almut Sandig - [die tätowierten Freunde der Sterne] nemščina

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Chris Price - Poedua angleščina

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Uwe Kolbe - Aus einem arroganten Land nemščina

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Ulrike Almut Sandig - [Hinemoana] nemščina

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Chris Price - The audition angleščina

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Brigitte Oleschinski - Wenigstens wiegt er nemščina

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Brigitte Oleschinski - Dauernd bin ich Gerüchten nemščina

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Project: Transit of Venus 
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* , Wellington, Nova Zelandija
živi v: Wellington, Nova Zelandija

Hinemoana Baker is a poet, musician and playwright. Her writing has featured in anthologies and literary journals, and her first collection of poetry, mātuhi / needle, was published in 2004. Baker studied Māori as an adult and her love for Te Reo comes through in her poetry. The poems unite observations and experiences of childhood, family, emerging sexuality, politics and culture. Hinemoana Baker was appointed 2009 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence, and she performs regularly as both a poet and a singer-songwriter. Her second book kōiwi kōiwi / bone bone was published in 2010.

Glenn Colquhoun is a doctor, poet and children's writer. His first poetry collection, The Art of Walking Upright, won Best First Book of Poetry at the 2000 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. In 2003 he won the Poetry Category and also became the first poet to be awarded the coveted Montana Readers' Choice Award. He has written several children’s books and has been the convener of the New Zealand Post Book Awards. In 2004, Colquhoun was the recipient of the Prize in Modern Letters.

The poet and writer Uwe Kolbe was born in East Berlin in 1957. After leaving school he met the German author Franz Führmann who was to become his mentor, and it was through Führmann that Kolbe had the opportunity to publish a number of poems. His first book, Hineingeboren (Born into), was published in Weimar. Kolbe’s work was highly controversial and publication of his works was banned in the GDR. As a result of this, Kolbe worked increasingly as a translator of among others, the Spanish author, García Lorcas. As co-editor of the magazine Mikado he was able to circumvent his publication ban and continue to publish his own works. In 1985 Kolbe travelled in Western Europe and was a visiting lecturer at universities in Austin, Texas and Vienna. He moved to Hamburg in 1987 and received many prizes and awards, most recently, the Heinrich Mann Prize from the Academy of the Arts in Berlin in 2012. Between 1997 and 2002 he was head of the studio of literature and theatre at the University of Tübingen. Since then he has returned to live in.

Brigitte Oleschinski was born in Köln in 1955. She studied Political Science at the Free University in Berlin and worked as a contemporary historian on issues concerning political repression in totalitarian systems. She has worked as a guest lecturer and translator, participated in poetry performances and collaborated on the internet project www.neuedichte.de. Oleschinski has published a poetry collection including Mental Heat Control and Your Passport is Not Guilty and was awarded the Peter Huchel Prize in 1998, the Ernst Meister Prize in 2001 and in 2004 the Erich Fried Prize. From 2003 and 2005, together with Indonesian artists, she performed the poetry performance “Laut Lesung” (According to Reading) in Germany, Indonesia and Mexico. Her poetry collection Geisterströmung was published in 2004. She currently lives in Berlin as a freelance writer.

Chris Price is a poet, editor and educator. Her collections of poetry include Husk (2002) and The Blind Singer (2009). She has also published an eccentric biographical dictionary that samples the lives of both real and fictional characters called Brief Lives (2006). Price has won and been shortlisted for several nationally recognized literary awards, and in 2008 she was the Auckland University Writer in Residence at the Michael King Writers’ Centre. Recently she has been awarded the prestigious New Zealand Post Mansfield Writer in Residence scholarship in Menton, France. Chris teaches creative writing full time at the International Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University of Wellington.

Ulrike Almut Sandig was born in 1979 in Großenhain and grew up near Dresden. Together with Marlen Pelny, she set up the literature project “augenpost”. After beginning a degree in journalism, she graduated with a master’s degree in Religious Studies and modern Indian Studies and made extended language study trips to India. Her first poetry collection Zunder was published in 2005, followed by streumen in 2007, for which Sandig was supported with a residency in Sydney. In 2006 Sandig was awarded the Meran Poetry Prize. Sandig has published poems, prose and radio stories and between 2007 and 2009 she was the editor of the literary magazine EDIT. The Südwestrundfunk radio station broadcast her first radio play Hush little Baby in 2008, directed by Robert Schoen. Her second radio play Unter Wasser, was broadcast in April 2010 and directed by Judith Lorentz. In 2009 Sandig was awarded the Leonce and Lena Prize. For her collection of stories Flamingos, which was published in 2010, Sandig was awarded a scholarship to spend time at the Literarisches Colloquium in Berlin.