The Baltic Sea Library is a project of Forum Mare Balticum e.V.
c/o Klaus-Jürgen Liedtke
Bergmannstrasse 17
D-10961 Berlin

Editorial team:

Project leader Klaus-Jürgen Liedtke
Editorial assistant: Joseph O’ Donnell
Project assistant: Petra Falkenberg

Technical team:

Administration:  Joest Feenders


Photo Keri island (Header): © Albert Kerstna
Photo About us: © Hanna Sjöberg
"genom den underbara labyrinten av öar och vatten": Tomas Tranströmer (Östersjöar, 1974) © Monica Tranströmer, 2011

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FORUM MARE BALTICUM e.V. was founded in 2009 in Berlin as a voluntary association in order to strengthen mutual understanding and cross border cooperation in the Baltic Sea region between different actors in the field of culture and art, as writers and literary translators, historians, visual artists, scholars, curators, editors and publishers. Among its aims is the support of a virtual Baltic Sea Library.