Expat Berlin: Literary News

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Berlin-based poet Catherine Hales will have new poems online (including translations of Norbert Hummelt) this month at www.greatworks.org.uk.



Versal wants your poetry, prose, and art for its seventh issue due out in May, 2009. Internationally acclaimed literary annual published in Amsterdam; perfect bound, 100 pages of the urgent, involved, & unexpected. See website for guidelines and to submit: http://versal.wordsinhere.com. We only accept submissions through our (easy-to-use) online submission manager. Inquiries (only) can be directed to: versal@wordsinhere.com. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2009.


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

Midnight Poetry: X-MAS TEXTS WANTED "for our x-mas session we desperately look for texts on x-mas topics. everything will be cool: prose, lyrics, plays, song texts... the more absurd, blatant & critical they are - the better ;) we hope that you will be able to present your texts on the midnight poetry stage on 12 december 2008! if you cannot take part, hand them in anyway and we will read them. deadline is 14 november 2008. we hope to receive numerous great papers." please send them to kat@midnight-poetry.net

XXIV. Black International Cinema Berlin 2009, Intercultural/Interdisciplinary film/video, dance, theatre, music & seminar presentations Berlin/Germany & USA For entry form and further information, please consult, www.blackinternationalcinema.de


Check out:  http://www.berlinstories.org/

November is nano (write a book in a month) month (see: nanowrimo.org)! Go for it!!

Prize-winning Slammer: MC Jabber, (who is appearing at this year's Poetry Hearings on Saturday 15th November), recently won the 2008 International Slam in Berlin.

The performance series Borderlines Berlin sometimes features English language writers and poets – have a look at their profile on: myspace.com/borderlinesberlin

The Prague Revue is currently accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, drama and critical non-fiction for Issue 9, due out in May. Send submissions of queries to stephan@thepraguerevue.com

The Prague Poetry Workshop is still meeting regularly at SPUSA. For more information, contact Stephan at stephan@thepraguerevue.com


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