Kadhem Khanjar

Kadhem Khanjar

Kadhem Khanjar, born in 1990 in the Iraqi province of Babel, is a poet, performer and co-founder of the collective "Kultur-Miliz", which organises readings at the scenes of war and destruction: next to burnt-out cars, in minefields, in bombed-out houses. Khanjar's poetry collection "This Land Belongs to You" was published in German at mikrotext-Verlag, Berlin. In October 2019 he held a scholarship at the Literary Colloquium Berlin. Khanjar lives in Baghdad.

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