English

Josef is a poet and spoken word-artist with a habit of occasionally spitting metaphors and talking in tongues. He studied a year of writing at Fridhems Folkhögskola and learned how to teach writing at Skurups Folkhögskola for a year. He’s been published in the anthology ”Ge mig lite drama” and in 2009 Riksteaterns Ny Text proclaimed him one of Skånes seven best script writers for his monologue ”Bitter Pornografi”.

He has been an active Poetry Slam poet for over nine years. He has won the Malmö Poetry Slam Championships two times, he’s been one of the Swedish Poetry Slam Team Champions two times with Team Malmö, and he has been an individual finalist in the Swedish National Poetry Slam Championships several times. He has had the pleasure of reading his poems on the Hultsfred festival, The Malmö Festival, Litteralund, Urkult as well as Riksteaterns Youth Culture Days. Nowadays he is the main man behind the Poetry Slam stage at Grand Öl&Mat in Malmö.

Josef has also been a leader of workshops in creative writing for several years.

If you want to book Josef for a performance, a workshop or anything Poetry Slam related, send an email to:

josef.hoffert@gmail.com