Dmitrij Kapitelman
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Dmitrij Kapitelman

Dmitrij Kapitelman was born in Kiev in 1986 and came to Germany with his family as a “quota refugee” at the age of eight. He studied in Leipzig and graduated from the German School of Journalism in Munich. Today he works as a freelance journalist. In 2016 he published his first successful book The Smile of My Invisible Father, for which he won the Klaus Michael Kühne Prize.

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A Formality in Kiev

A Formality in Kiev

“Dmitrij Kapitelman writes about love and rootlessness in a way that we all understand in our hearts.” - Lily Brett

“Only through this book is it possible to understand ...

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My Invisible Father`s Smile

My Invisible Father`s Smile

Can a shop specialising in Russian products be a home in Leipzig? This is where Leonid Kapitelman spends his days until his son wants to know where his often-grouchy father – who can just as ...

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Dmitrij Kapitelman: "Eine Formalie in Kiew" Im Rahmen der Interkulturellen Tage / Interkulturellen Wochen in Leipzig | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

Leipzig
Cafébar bei Freunden GmbH in der Suedbrause,
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 154,
04277 Leipzig

Dmitrij Kapitelman: "Eine Formalie in Kiew" Im Rahmen der Interkulturellen Tage / Interkulturellen Wochen in Dresden | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

Dresden
Turmcafé der Technischen Sammlungen,
Junghansstraße 1-3,
01277 Dresden

Dmitrij Kapitelman: "Eine Formalie in Kiew" Im Rahmen der Interkulturellen Tage / Interkulturellen Wochen in Chemnitz | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website

Chemnitz
Fachinformationszentrum Zuwanderung Chemnitz,
Annaberger Str. 105,
09120 Chemnitz

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"Dmitrij Kapitelman kann unglaublich genau beschreiben und ungeheuer lebhaft das Beschriebene diskutieren. Eine große Begabung." Jens Jessem, Die Zeit, 24.11.16

Awards

2021 Buchpreis Familienroman der Stiftung Ravensburger Verlag

2016 Klaus-Michael Kühne-Preis