The 12th annual International Literature Festival Berlin was held from September 9 to September 15, 2012, at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. The 2011 festival focused on literature of Asia and the Pacific Islands, and featured presentations on contemporary trends in international prose and poetry, readings, a poetry slam, and political discussions. Participating writers included poets Derrick C. Brown, Laurin Buser, Oskar Hanska, Lars Ruppel, and Paula Varjack and fiction writers Adam Haslett, Ha Jin, and Nam Le. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for information about the 2012 festival.
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