I'm delighted to announce the European Poetry Festival will return this April after 2018's grand debut. You can find below more information on the programme and poets involved, click the link for each event and please diarise the dates. www.europeanpoetryfestival.com
European Poetry Festival 2019 : April 4th to April 15th
As the UK pretends to leave it’s own continent, over 70 of Europe’s most innovative and dynamic literary and avant-garde poets come to London, Norwich, Manchester, and Dublin for 9 events over 2 weeks.
April Thursday 4th - Norwegian poetry at Writers' Centre Kingston
Rose Theatre. New publications launched for the opening event of the fest.
April Saturday 6th : The European Camarade : Rich Mix, London
32 poets in 16 pairs from 25 nations. New performance collaborations.
April Sunday 7th : Back into the Mouth: celebrating Sound & Performance
Iklektic Artlab, London. Expect avant-garde / sound / conceptual poetry.
April Monday 8th : Swiss poetry in collaboration : Poetry Society’s Cafe, London. 6 contemporary Swiss poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Wednesday 10th : Austrian poetry in collaboration : Austrian Cultural Forum, London. 3 contemporary Austrian poets collaborate with British counterparts.
April Thursday 11th : Latvian poetry in collaboration : Burley Fisher Books, London. 4 contemporary Latvian poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Friday 12th : Norwich’s European Camarade : National Centre for Writing Poets from across Europe collaborate with Norwich based poets.
April Saturday 13th : Manchester’s European Camarade : The International Anthony Burgess Centre European poets collaborate with Mancunian poets.
April Monday 15th : European Camarade at Riverbank Arts Centre : Newbridge, Co Kildare, Dublin. Ireland Solo readings to close the festival.
With programme and lineup still subject to revision, those poets confirmed as participating can be found www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/poets & includes Maja Jantar, Leonce Lupette, Pierre Alferi, Olga Stehlikova, Michael Fehr, Fabian Faltin, Simone Lappert, Sophie-Carolin Wagner, Yekta, Andras Gerevich, Michelle Steinbeck, Inga Pizane, Cosmin Perta & many more.
The festival is generously supported by over 30 partners www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/partners