The Tattoo Artist

Silke Scheuermann

The Chinese University Press

The Tattoo Artist

Pub Date: April 2012

ISBN: 9789629965204

45 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $5.00

The Tattoo Artist

Silke Scheuermann

The Chinese University Press

Drawn from Hong Kong International Poetry Nights 2011, The Tattoo Artist is a chapbook of poetry by Silke Scheuermann, accompanied by English and Chinese translations. The Tattoo Artist is also available along with the works of other internationally renowned poets in Words and the World (Twenty-volume Set). Selected poems from this volume are featured in the anthology Words and the World: International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong.

About the Author

Silke Scheuermann was born in 1973 and lives in Offenbach. Her poems, short stories and novels have been translated into various languages and have been awarded with numerous grants and awards. She received the prestigious Leonce-und-Lena-Preis in 2001 for her debut collection Der Tag an dem die Möwen zweistimmig sangen (The Day on which the Sea Gulls Sang in Two Parts). Alongside her collections of poetry Der zärtlichste Punkt im All (The Most Tender Place in the Universe) in 2004 and Über Nacht ist es Winter (Winter has Come Overnight) in 2007, she has also published the collection of short stories Reiche Mädchen (Rich Girls, 2005), the much-praised novel Die Stunde zwischen Hund und Wolf (The Hour between Dog and Wolf, 2007) and the more recent novel Shanghai Performance in 2011.