Participants 2012 Stage of young poets

Julian Heun / Germany

Julian Heun (1989) is a young German spoken word artist. He also writes journalistic articles, poems for operas and just finished his first novel. Julian Heun lives in Berlin where he studies comparative literature and German language. After finishing secondary school he traveled India and South America and did an internship at German popular Newspaper “Bild”.

His career began after he won the German Poetry Slam Championships (U20) in 2007 at the age of 18. Later on he won several cabaret awards and ranked 4th place at the World Championships of Poetry Slam.

In the past years he has been invited by Goethe Institute to Poetry Festivals in San Francisco, Rome, Barcelona and Medellin.