Hashemi, Thomas

Thomas Mortesá Hashemi (c) Claudia Hashemi

Thomas Mortesá Hashemi lives in Berlin and works as a teacher of German and philosophy at a school in Berlin-Wedding. He writes poetry and is active in the fields of poetry education and poetry criticism, including as a member of Netzwerk Lyrik e.V. and as a multiple participant in the Akademie für Lyrikkritik. His poetry deals with questions of identity and belonging, with Near- and Far Eastern philosophy and dealing with illness and care work. After individual publications in anthologies, his debut collection will be published by ELIF Verlag in autumn 2024.

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