A note on : The Nordic Poetry Festival ... coming this October



Coming this winter, a brand new poetry festival celebrating the most innovative and dynamic contemporary Nordic poets with events in the UK - October 11th to 17th 2019 

I am happy to announce a brand new festival, the Nordic Poetry Festival, coming this October 2019. Featuring two dozen of the Nordic regions most exciting literary and avant-garde poets, the NPF will evidence the unique and powerful contribution Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, The Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Sami peoples are making to 21st century poetry.

With five events exploring collaboration and performance over one week, the festival will see events at Rich Mix and Burley Fisher Books in London, alongside visits to the National Centre for Writing in Norwich and York’s Jorvik Viking Centre.

Many poets still be announced and confirmed but so far the festival will host Morten Søndergaard, Endre Ruset, Iman Mohammed, Signe Gjessing, Tiina Lehikoinen, Sissal Kampmann, Inger-Mari Aikio, Ko Ko Thett, Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl, Morten Langeland, Ragnhildur Jóhanns, Tommi Musturi (Finland and Ville Hytonen