Moderators



Adilji, Gülsha 

b. 1985 in Niederuzwil.

Swiss journalist and TV presenter 

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She moderated:

Words on Stage (2018) 

 

 

Basler, Patti 

b. 1976 in Zeihen.

Swiss spoken word artist.

Autorin.
Prizewinner of the Salzburger Stier.

www.pattibasler.ch

 

She moderated: 
Words on Stage (2018) 

Bleisch, Barbara 
b. 1973 in Basel.
Swiss philosopher, author and television moderator ("Sternstunde Philosophie").

www.barbarableisch.ch

 

She moderated:

Reading by Judith Schalansky (2019).

 

 


Bossart, Yves 

b. 1983 in Lucerne.

Swiss philosopher, author and television moderator ("Sternstunde Philosophie").

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He moderated:

Reading by Peter Sloterdijk (2016) 

 

Bodmer, Thomas 

b. 1951 in Zurich.

Swiss journalist and translator. 

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He moderated:

Reading by Julian Barnes (2019)

Breitenstein, Andreas 

b. 1961 in Zürich.

Swiss journalist and literary critic (NZZ). 

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He moderated: 

Conversation with Viktor Jerofejew and Michail Schischkin (2015)


Freudiger, Corina 

b. 1978.

Swiss journalist, moderator and former program director of Kaufleuten.  

She moderated readings by:

Wilhelm Genazino (2013),

Judith Holofernes (2016),

Clemens J. Setz (2018)

 

 


Hug, Hannes 

b. 1968 in Basel

Swiss TV host. 

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He moderated:
Reading by John Cleese (2015)

 

 

Kalberer, Guido 

Swiss journalist, Head of Department Culture of the newspaper Tages-Anzeiger

 

He moderated readings by:

Nora Bossong (2017),

Nell Zink (2016),
Dorothee Elmiger and Olga Grjasnowa (2013)

 

 

Kegler,  Michael 

b. 1967 in Giessen.

German translator of Portuguese-language literature. 
www.michael-kegler.de

 

He moderated:
Reading by Mia Couto (2019)

 

 



Khakshouri, Jennifer  

b. 1974 in Zurich.

Swiss cultural journalist and moderator

(Radio SRF2 Culture)

www.jenniferkhakshouri.com

 

She moderated: 

Reading by Yvonne Owuor (2017)

 

 

Knackeboul  

b. 1982 in Langenthal.

Swiss rapper, beatboxer and TV host

www.knackeboul.com

 

He moderated:

Words on Stage (2019)

 

 

Krogerus, Mikael 

b. 1976 in Stockholm.

Finnish author and journalist (Das Magazin, NZZ Folio) 

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He moderated:

Reading by Sofi Oksanen (2018)

 

 


Newmark, Catherine

b. 1976.

Swiss philosopher, publicist and cultural journalist.

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She moderated: 
Reading by Rebecca Solnit (2018)

 

 

Owens, Sarah 

Professor for Visual Communication at the Zurich University of the Arts. 
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She moderated: 

Reading by Roxane Gay (2019)

 

 

Pfister, Michael 

geb. 1967 in Zürich. 

Doctor of Philosophy, literary scientist, translator and moderator ("Sternstunde Philosophie")

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He moderated:
Conversation with Friedrich Achleitner and Gerhard Rühm (2013)

 

 


Schärer, Monika 

b. 1968 in Wettingen.

Swiss radio and television presenter 

("SRF Kulturplatz")

www.frontfrau.ch

 

She moderated:: 

Reading by Judith Hermann (2017)

 

 


Schneider, Felix

b. 1948 in Basel.

Swiss literary critic and cultural editor (SRF2). 

www.felixschneider.ch


He moderated:

Reading by Margriet de Moor (2016)

 

 

Schneider, Gesa

b. 1973 in Bonn. 

German literary scientist, curator and director of the Literaturhaus Zürich.

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She moderated: 

Conversation with Carolin Emcke und Teju Cole (2018),
Readings by Shumona Sinha (2016), Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (2016),

Xiaolu Guo (2015),

Margarete Streeruwitz (2014)

 

 

Spichiger, Britta

b. 1968.

Swiss literature editor (SRF).

 

She moderated:
Reading by John Banville (2018)

 

 


Steinbeck, Michelle

b. 1990 in Lenzburg.

Swiss writer.

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She curated and presented the format for literary newcomers and discoveries entitled Dilettanten und Genies (2015, 2016).

 

Steiner, Juri 

b. 1969 in Lausanne.

Swiss curator, cultural mediator and moderator ("Sternstunde Philosophie").

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He moderated:

Reading by Deborah Feldman (2019)

 

 

Ulibarri, Blas 

b. 1973 in California.

US-American writer, translator and moderator.

www.wortundwirkung.ch

 

He moderated readings by:
Teju Cole (2014),

David Mitchell (2016),

Junot Diaz (2017),

Irvine Welsh (2018).

 

 


Vetsch, Mona 

b. 1975 in Frauenfeld.

Swiss television and radio moderator. 

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She moderated:

Book launch by Ruth Schweikert (2015)