Ute von Funcke

Ute von Funcke, who wrote plays for children before turning to poetry in 2004, has published four collections of poems, most recently in den rissen der zeit (“in the fissures of time”; scaneg Verlag, 2018). A selection of her poetry, translated by Stuart Friebert, Between Question & Answer, appeared in 2018 from Pinyon Press. A companion volume, Shadow of Shadows, will soon follow from Black Mountain Press.

  • A black and white photo of a small boat dock surrounded by water, which stretches unbroken to the horizon
    March 7, 2019 | Ute von Funcke
    Photo by Kevin Bessat / Unsplash In this fictive dialogue of Johanna Schopenhauer with her son, Arthur, family appears as a philosophical playing field: mother-root and son’s wants. Of dreams an...

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