Ghayath Almadhoun

Ghayath Almadhoun, Palestinian, Syrian poet born in Damascus 1979 immigrated into Stockholm in 2008. Now he is based in Berlin. He writes in Arabic & has published 4 poetry books, the latest “Adrenalin” 2017 & his work translated into 15 languages.

His poetry has been part of many artist’s works, for example, the renowned artist Jenny Holzer, & the legendary artist Blixa Bargeld. Adrenalin, a translation of his work into English, Action Books 2017, was at SPD Poetry Bestsellers in the US for 4 months, & on 2018 BTBA longlist of Best Translated Book Award.

Lately, his poems in German, Arche Verlag 2018, was ranked number 1 on “Litprom-Bestenliste, Sommer 2018” as best books translated into German.

In 2019 Almadhoun was granted the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program award scholarship.

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