Pierre Jarawan (1985) was born to a Lebanese father and a German mother and moved to Germany with his family at the age of three. He has won international prizes as a slam poet, and in 2016 was named Literature Star of the Year by the daily newspaper Abendzeitung. Jarawan received a literary scholarship from the City of Munich (the Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis) for The Storyteller, which went on to become a bestseller and booksellers’ favorite in Germany and the Netherlands. His new book, A Song for the Missing, will be released in Dutch in May 2020.
Pierre Jarawan contributes to European Literature Night on Friday 18 September 9:00 pm at Brakke Grond