Expat Berlin: Literary News for October

1st October 2009, Comments 0 comments

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


New work online by Berlin poet Alistair Noon:

The Last Drop: Versions of August Stramm. An e-chapbook


A Berlin local poetry/small press space?

This from Gaby Bila-Guenther: “I was thinking about displaying and selling small
press publications, self published books and CDs at my Studio, Wonderbar. in
Wienerstr. 45. would you be interested in displaying local publications at my
space? It won’t be like a shop but I have a big window display there and people
walk past all the time and look. if they are interested in buying them then they
can come inside, when i am there.” Contact her if you are interested at:


Creative Writing in English

Always wanted to tell that story but no idea where to start? This course offers you a range of narrative tools to help you write the story you really want to tell. The first part of the course will focus on one particular tool (e.g. voice, structure, use of conflict, point-of-view, genre etc.) and offer helpful exercises. Please, note - this is a writing workshop and you will end up writing, not just talking about it. The second part of the course will allow people to introduce their work and receive custom-tailored feedback. You're guaranteed to expand your writing skills and to get help and support from an experienced writer and writing tutor.

Every Thursday 5th Nov. – 7th Dec. 2009 6-9pm in Berlin-Friedrichshagen

Prices: One session (3 hours) 25€/17€
All six sessions (18 hours) 112€/70€
All the usual groups + single parents + freelance artists qualify for

PS – all Berlin Muse courses are also available in German. Please, get in touch
if you have further questions.

Tel 030 43202869 / info@berlin-muse.de


Wortwedding project opportunities

In January and February 2010 wortwedding is going to become a studio space for
poetry projects. If you know anyone who would like to explore poetry with other
art forms contact Nicola Caroli: wortwedding@poem-space.com

From 06.- 29.11. 09 wortwedding presents a reading room to Anne Carson's poem
The Glass Essay with video by Joanna Kane.

Every exhibiton in wortwedding also offers an inter-action in relation to the
project, to create an exchange with the visitor. If anyone would like to present
an activity - performance, sound installation, music, workshops etc -
please contact Nicola Caroli: wortwedding@poem-space.com


A Versal call

Versal wants your poetry, prose, and art for its eighth issue due out in May
2010. Internationally acclaimed literary annual published in Amsterdam,
bringing together the world's urgent, involved, & unexpected. See website
for guidelines and to submit: http://versal.wordsinhere.com. Inquiries
(only) can be directed to: versal@wordsinhere.com. Deadline: January 15,


Paris/Atlantic, the AUP creative publication is looking forward to recruiting
your masterpieces for the next issue. Whether you are a poet, photographer,
script writer, a lyricist... - submit your pieces to us and possibly get
published. So, show us what you've got under those covers, submitting is

The deadline for submissions is October 29th.

With any further inrequiries, feel free to approach Oona or Saara, and/or to
email us at parisatlantic@gmail.com, the same address which awaits your art


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

if you are into poetry, song texts, writing a novel or short stories20and 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 on the website www.midnight-poetry.net

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


  (and Tune in to Berlin Stories on 104.1fm NPR Berlin)
www.anothercountry.de/ (sign up to their newsletter and they’ll send you weekly notification of their film, book, music and discussion events).

October 2009

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