EUROPEAN POETRY FESTIVAL
The EPF 2019 begins on April 4th, and as the UK pretends to leave its own continent, over 80 of Europe’s most innovative and dynamic literary and avant-garde poets come to London, Norwich, Manchester, and Dublin for 9 events over 2 weeks. April 4th to 15th.
April Thursday 4th – Norwegian poetry at Writers’ Centre Kingston
Rose Theatre. New publications launched for the opening event of the festival
April Saturday 6th : The European Camarade : Rich Mix, London
34 poets in 17 pairs from 25 nations. New performance collaborations.
April Sunday 7th : Back into the Mouth: celebrating Sound & Performance
Iklektic Artlab, London. Avant-garde / sound / conceptual / performance poetry.
April Monday 8th : Swiss poetry in collaboration : Poetry Society’s Cafe, London. 6 contemporary Swiss poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Wednesday 10th : Austrian poetry in collaboration : Austrian Cultural Forum, London. 3 contemporary Austrian poets collaborate with British counterparts.
April Thursday 11th : Latvian poetry in collaboration : Burley Fisher Books, London. 4 contemporary Latvian poets collaborate with Britain-based counterparts.
April Saturday 13th : Manchester’s European Camarade : The International Anthony Burgess Centre European poets collaborate with Mancunian poets.
April Monday 15th : European Camarade at Riverbank Arts Centre : Newbridge, Co Kildare, Dublin. Ireland Solo readings to close the festival.
With programme and lineup still subject to revision, those poets confirmed as participating can be found www.europeanpoetryfestival.com/poets & includes Maja Jantar, Lola Nieto, Leonce Lupette, Pierre Alferi, Olga Stehlikova, Michael Fehr, Fabian Faltin, Simone Lappert, Christodoulos Makris, Sophie-Carolin Wagner, Yekta, Andras Gerevich, Michelle Steinbeck, Inga Pizane, Cosmin Perta & many more.