Expat Berlin: Literary News for April

2nd April 2009, Comments 0 comments

Get the latest information on new publications, calls for submissions and more.

PUBLICATIONS:

New work online by Berlin poet Alistair Noon:
Translation of Pushkin's poem "The Bronze Horseman":
http://www.saltpublishing.com/horizon/issues/02/text/noon_alistair_translation.htm

Two poems: http://www.signalsmagazine.co.uk/5/noon.htm

And one poem: http://shitcreek.auszine.com/issue9/a-christmas-speech/

Former Berlin-based UK writer Christopher Leary is now working and writing in Cologne – have a look at his website, which features some recent writing. www.learyworks.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Call for Submissions to Berlin/New York Journal: Pulse Berlin

Dear Berlin literary fiends…
Call for submissions!
 
I am currently creating a poetry section for the journal ‘Pulse Berlin’ (www.
pulse-berlin.com) – which is published in Berlin and New York, and comprises a wide mixture of art, philosophy, articles, interviews, literature… and would like to publish a selection of poems from contemporary Berlin poets (both English and German).
 
For this edition, I am looking for writing based on the theme of ‘War and
Peace’. If you have any poetry or other creative writing you feel would that
would fit the theme (and we are very open to artistic interpretation!), or feel
inspired to write a piece, please send submissions or idea pitches to Anya
Kinneavy at anya.k@hotmail.co.uk. Deadline approximately mid May- but
negotiable- just get in touch.

Laugh Olympics Workshop: From May the 4th on there will be an 8-week-workshop about comedy improvisation. Every Monday at Comedy Club Kookaburra. If you are interested, please check the website http://laugholympics.de/workshops/8-week-course for more information and sign up at workshops@laugholympics.de.

Midnight Poetry is looking for performers:

+++ writers wanted! +++ midnight poetry is looking for fresh talents +++

if you are into poetry, song texts, writing a novel or short stories and wish to present your work to an interested crowd - midnight poetry is the right place for you to be! please send your application to kat via mail (kat@midnight-poetry.net). you will find more details about our concept at the website www.midnight-poetry.net

ONE FINAL THING ABOUT APRIL… IT'S POETRY MONTH AND HERE'S A MESSAGE TO YOU FROM POET CARRIE ETTER:

“National Poetry Month begins tomorrow, and as I did last year, I'm going to try to write a poem a day for it. If you're up for joining me, please post a comment on my blog in response to today's topic at http://carrieetter.blogspot.com/2009/03/up-for-trying-to-write-poem-day-in.html.”


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April 2009

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