Gisela Kraft was born in Berlin and lived in Weimar, Germany. She is the author of several works of poetry and prose, and a notable translator of Turkish literature into German. In 2009, she was awarded the Christoph-Martin-Wieland-Übersetzer-preis for Namen der Sehnsucht, her translation of Turkish poet Nâzim
Poems By GISELA KRAFT
Audio & PodcastsThe Poetry Magazine Podcast
No Me, No You, No Opinions
Poems from Dorothea Grossman, Gisela Kraft, Carlo Betocchi, and Dan Gerber. Plus Adam Kirsch explains what gets lost in translation.
LIFE SPAN 1936–2010