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Poem Brut #24 – Beard Maps

By Kristian Carlsson.

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The Swedish poet Kristian Carlsson was born in 1978 and lives in Malmö. He writes both in Swedish and English. Since his debut in 1996, he has published more than 40 books, mainly poetry and conceptual writings. In addition to that Carlsson has translated about 30 books, such as Swedish selections of Anne Waldman, Valerie Solanas and Rabindranath Tagore, as well as the English anthology “Swedish Poetry Nowadays; An Anthology of 6 Poets in the 21st Century.” In 2018 Journeyman books in Dhaka will publish “A Languishing Chain of Presence” and “Covering for Language”, two English volumes of new and selected poems from his entire career. Carlsson is also filmmaker, literary curator and publisher.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Monday, January 22nd, 2018.