Why Iraqi Author Abbas Khider Writes in German

[abbas_khider_falsche_inder] Today, Turkish paper Today's Zaman features Germanophone Iraqi author Abbas Khider, who was honored this year as a runner-up for Germany's Adelbert von Chammisso Award. According to the award website, the Adelbert von Chammisso is: "open to authors whose mother tongue and cultural background are non-German and whose works make an important contribution to German literature."