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IMAGINED CITIES: Stories from Berlin and Beyond

  • Sir Savigny Hotel 144 Kantstraße Berlin, Berlin, 10623 GERMANY (map)

Join Influx Press at the Sir Savigny Hotel, berlin for IMAGINED CITIES: Stories from Berlin and Beyond, a night of fiction exploring urban spaces and how we write them – from the German capital to London and New York.

Reading are:

Charlotte Wührer is a translator and writer living in Berlin. Her writing has appeared in SAND Journal, Ellipsis Zine, Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology and Daddy Magazine, among other publications. She is currently working on a flash fiction novella.

Gary Budden is a writer, editor, and co-founder of independent publisher Influx Press. His book of uncanny psychogeographies and landscape punk, Hollow Shores, was published in 2017 by Dead Ink, and his novella Judderman (as D.A. Northwood) was published in 2018 by the Eden Book Society. His short story ‘Greenteeth’ was adapted into a short film by the filmmaker Adam Scovell. His work has been published widely, including in Structo, The Lonely Crowd, Black Static, Unthology, Gorse, and Year’s Best Weird Fiction. He lives in London.

Linda Mannheim most recent book is Above Sugar Hill (Influx Press), stories of a one time New York City landmark that became known for its high homicide rate and heroin trade. Her work has appeared in 3:AM Magazine, Ambit, Catapult Story, Litro, and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. She recently launched Barbed Wire Fever, which explores what it means to be a refugee through writing and literature, supported by Arts Council England. Originally from New York, she has lived in London for the past fifteen years and is in Berlin doing research for her next project.

May-Lan Tan's story collection Things to Make and Break is published by Sceptre in the UK and by Emily Books/Coffee House Press in the US. Her stories have appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, The Atlas Review, Arete and The Reader. She lives in Berlin.

Paul Scraton is the editor-in-chief of Elsewhere: A Journal of Place and the author of Ghosts on the Shore: Travels Along Germany's Baltic Coast (Influx Press, 2017) and Built on Sand (Influx Press, 2019) as well as the pocket book The Idea of a River: Walking out of Berlin (Readux, 2015). His writing has appeared on Caught by the River, The Island Review, and hidden europe magazine, and is forthcoming in Ernest Journal and The Lonely Crowd. Paul lives in Berlin.