Expat Berlin: Literary News for December

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New work by Berlin-based poet Alistair Noon

In People's Park. New chapbook now available from

Sixteen Poems: Monika Rinck. New chapbook now available from

November Notes. Essay on Berlin since the Fall of the Wall:

Interview in Mantis, Issue 8, feature on Poetry and Travel, available from


Berlin Muse, Creative Writing Courses in Kreuzberg!

New Venue, new courses in poetry and scriptwriting!

Inspiration and Narrative Skills for Beginners and Advanced Writers / Poetry Workshop with Guest-Tutor Donna Stonecipher / Scriptwriting: Discover visual storytelling.

See http://www.berlin-muse.de/kurse.html for more information (the above courses are in English, there are further courses on offer in German)

Regenbogenfabrik (Seminarraum)
Lausitzer Strasse 22
U-Bhf Görlitzer Park

Contact: jesta.phoenix@berlin.de

Berlin intercultural reading groups

Choice of Dates for December meetings:
Deaf Sentence by David Lodge is to be discussed at

The Ingeborg Drewitz Bibliothek Steglitz :Grunewaldstr.3, 12165 Berlin:( U9 / S-Bahn Rathaus Steglitz) 3rd floor Schloss Centre on Wed 9th Dec at 18.15 or Fri 11th Dec at 10.30 am

Buchkantine: Essenerstrasse 11 ( U 9 Türmstrasse) on Thur 10th Dec at 18.15 or

Books in Berlin. Goethestrasse 69, 10625 - Charlottenburg
      (4 mins from Savignyplatz S Bahn) on Wed 16th Dec at 19.30

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer is to be discussed....

on Monday 14th December at 19.30.
      (contact Jan Bild  on janbild@hotmail.com for the location details)

See our website for more information about the groups:


The 7th Geneva Writers’ Conference - February 5-7, 2010

Once again 180 writers from around the world will gather in Geneva for a full weekend of workshops, panels, readings and networking. Organized by the Geneva Writers’ Group, the Conference offers workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and children’s writing; panel discussions with agents, editors, publishers; question & answer periods; and two evenings of readings.

The Conference takes place at Webster University, Bellevue, along the shore of Lac Leman, ten minutes from Geneva. For the programme and the registration form as well as more information, please see: www.genevawritersgroup.org

Poetry TEATIME at wortwedding

On 6th December, 13th December and 20th December, wortwedding is open for Teatime with international poetry books!

wortwedding – Laden für Poesie Projekte, Prinzenallee 59, 13359 Berlin, (U8
Pankstraße) 0170 3872906, www.wortwedding.blogspot.com


Calling all dramatists

If you have written a play and are ready for audience feedback, or are interested in writing a play but not sure how to get started, contact The Lab, a program of the English Theatre Berlin. Playwrights of all levels are welcome to
contact us.  (Note that this program is not intended for one-person shows or performance "art".)  etb.lab@googlemail.com

Or, first see our website at www.etberlin.de

+++ 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 request to kat via mail (kat@midnight-poetry.net). you will find more details about the concept on the website www.midnight-poetry.net

we do look forward to your art & to having you here!

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