For the first Poetica festival, curator Michael Krüger – publisher, novelist, poet and member of the German Academy for Language and Literature – gathered ten international poets to reflect with him “On the Power of Poetry”.

The individual readings, lectures and discussions took place from 26 to 31 January 2015 at various locations in the city of Cologne. The Festival for World Literature is organised by the International College Morphomata of the University of Cologne together with the German Academy for Language and Literature.

Poetica I website