Mehr Licht! (German: More Light) is an Albanian language quarterly literary and cultural magazine published in Albania. It has been in circulation since 1996.

Mehr Licht!
Editor-in-chiefMira Meksi
CategoriesLiterary magazine
Cultural magazine
Founded1996; 27 years ago (1996)

History and profileEdit

Mehr Licht! was established by Mira Meksi and Vebi Velija in 1996.[1][2] Mira Meksi is also the editor-in-chief of the magazine which is published quarterly.[3]

The title of the magazine is in German and refers to the last words of Goethe, meaning “more illumination, more knowledge, more reality.”[3]

Mehr Licht! provides articles about literature and culture.[2] The magazine is a member of the Eurozine, European network of literary magazines.[2][4] In 2011 it started a prize for the best cultural essay written in Albania.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Agata Schwartz; Luise Von Flotow-Evans, eds. (2006). The Third Shore: Women's Fiction from East Central Europe. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press. p. 243. ISBN 978-0-8101-2311-3.
  2. ^ a b c "Mehr Licht! Self-description". Eurozine. Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Rudina Hoxha (19 January 2011). ""Mehr Licht 2010" Literature Prize for Best Albanian Cultural Essay". Southeast Europe. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  4. ^ "14th European Meeting of Cultural Journals Politics and Cultures in Europe: New Visions, New Divisions" (PDF). Institute for Human Sciences. No. Newsletter 71. Winter 2000. Retrieved 19 April 2015.