Jörg Plath (Germany)
literary critic and journalist
Jörg Plath works as an editor, responsible for literature features at the nationwide broadcasting service Deutschlandfunk Kultur
in Berlin. As a literary critic he writes for 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' and 'Neue Zuercher Zeitung'.
He has studied Booktrading, German Literature, History and Politics in Freiburg im Breisgau, Vienna and Berlin. He has worked as a ghostwriter, freelance editor and journalist, and a literary critic for several publishing houses and newspapers.
Jörg Plath's residence in Sofia is related to his research interest in contemporary Bulgarian literature. Plath will meet with authors and literary critics in preparation of a series of materials for the German press.
- Text by Jörg Plath on Georgi Gospodinov's recent novel 'Timeshelter' in the Swiss daily newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (in German language)