Frühling 23

In the middle of June, editor of manuskripte-magazine Andreas Unterweger and me as the curator of the literature section in Forum Stadtpark, invite you to an event, dedicated to texts that have not yet been published. 23 authors will read from their own unpublished writing for five minutes. A manuscript is an unusual world. It […]

Poetry Recommendation 2023

My poetry collection “Kasala für meinen Kaku & andere Gedichte” is a poetry recommendation for 2023 – not only by me, but also by the 12 critics who have been making these recommendations for the German Academy for Language and Poetry, the Lyrik Kabinett Foundation and the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin/Haus für Poesie for ten years now.These […]


An anthology of 14 short stories on the theme of the city that I had the honor to curate appears in August 2023. Thank you to the artisans of this book: the writers and translators, the publishing house and all the heroes and heroines of the shadows. The book contains Texts from: Leila Aboulela, Leye […]

Head of the Year 2022

I am honored to have been elected the „Head of the Year for 2022“ in the category Culture and I would like to thank you for your vote. Many of you were voting for me from Congo, Graz, Vienna, and the USA. I started my debut as a curator and mediator at the Poesiefestival Berlin […]

Vote Now!

The readers of the newspaper “Kleine Zeitung” were invited to nominate candidates for the election of the styrian personality of the year in the categories sport, social, cultural, gastronomic fields and newcomers. I am glad to be among the five names selected in the cultural sector for the city of Graz and its surroundings. You […]


IN DEN ALPEN // APRÈS LES ALPES by Elfriede Jelinek // Fiston Mwanza Mujiladirected by Claudia Bossard at Volkstheater Wien The characters from Jelinek process in Mujila’s work to a global tribunal. The two politically breaking and linguistically virtuoso pieces IN DEN ALPEN and APRÈS LES ALPES will be presented as a double feature. More […]


“Kasala für meinen Kaku & andere Gedichte” just got published by Ritter Verlag. The poetry collection is the french version of “Kasala pour mon Kaku et autres poèmes”. Genealogical and clanic poetry, recounting the Congo of yesterday, the Minings world, railways, the ancestors and the clan spirituality, animals, spirites and paradise according to Mvidi. Inspired […]


20.-22. October at ISOP, Forum Stadtpark and Kindermuseum Graz. With Sofia Andruchowytsch, Dževad Karahasan, In Koli Jean Bofane, Maaza Mengiste, Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin, a Homage to Gloria Naylor, Bachtyar Ali, Iris Hanika, Vamba Omar Sharif, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, music by Seydou Traoré and children’s programme. You are very welcome! Find all information on the official […]

SPARK – The feverish nostalgia of the water children

Based on a libretto by Fiston Mwanza Mujila, “The feverish nostalgia of the water children”, the new production by Jiran Zhao and Kai Chun Chuang will have its world premiere in April 2022 at SPARK – The festival for contemporary music theatre in cologne. You’ll find everything you need to know here ->

Literary Award LES AFRIQUES for “La danse du vilain” (“The Villains Dance”)

Fiston Mwanza Mujila was awarded the literary award “Les Afriques” for his second novel “La danse du vilain” (2020) which will be published in English, German, as well as other languages in 2022. The prize has been awarded annually since 2015 by the Swiss-based association La Cene Littéraire to writers from Africa or the diaspora […]