Netalie Braun, born 1978, is a film director of fiction and documentary films, a writer, lecturer in film studies and the artistic co‐director of the international women’s film festival in Israel. She wrote and directed three short films ‐ The Last Supper, 2004, Core, 2005, and Gevald, 2008 ‐ and a documentary Metamorphosis, 2006, based on testimonies of raped women. Her poems and short stories have been published in various literary magazines. Her first poetry volume called Kill and Breathe came out in 2006.
You can see a trailer for Metamorphosis here
'I like to use the languages of the various arts – literature, music, theatre...I think that is the spirit of the modern global era.'- poet Ivan Hristov spoke to SJ Fowler of 3AM magazine about the evolution of the contemporary Bulgarian poetry scene.
Cosmin Borza discusses the work of Romania's 'Generation 2000' poets, including Radu Vancu and Claudiu Komartin in an essay at Asymptote.
At the Sofia Poetics festival, which was organised by Word Express participant Ivan Hristov, Scottish based poet Ryan Van Winkle caught up with fellow festival guests SJ Fowler and Tomasz Rózycki. To hear Fowler and Rózycki discussing their work and reading some of their poetry, listen to the Scottish Poetry Library podcast here.