The Max Kade Gesellschaft and Department of Modern & Classical Languages are honored to present “Readings in English and German” by the 2017 Allegheny College German Writer-in-Residence, Anna Katharina Hahn, on Wednesday, October 18 at 6:00 pm in the lobby of the Max Kade International Wing of North Village C. The program will be followed by a reception for Ms. Hahn, where hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
The works of Anna Katharina Hahn include the collection of stories Kavaliersdelikt (Petty Crime), for which she was awarded the Clemens Brentano Prize in 2005, and Am Schwarzen Berg (The Neighbours) in 2012. In 2010, Anna Katharina Hahn was awarded the Heimito von Doderer Literary Award. Her novel Kürzere Tage (Shorter Days), was longlisted for the German Book Prize in 2009; the English translation by Anne Posten was published by Frisch & Co. in 2016. Just days ago, she was honored with appointment as Stadtschreiber (City Poet) of Mainz for 2018-19. She lives with her family in Stuttgart.
The Allegheny Writer-in-Residence program is made possible by the generous support of the Max Kade Foundation.